Dancer - Singer - Actress
Lauren Celentano is a triple threat performer who is currently in the cast of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Broadway! She was recently seen in the regional premiere of THE CHER SHOW at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Previous credits include the 1st National Tour of Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, the 2nd National Tour of Chazz Palminteri’s A BRONX TALE, and the world premiere of NICKEL MINES (Mary Liz Miller) at ACT of CT. Lauren was the first American to be cast on "Amici di Maria de Filippi" (Season 17), the longest running popular Italian TV talent competition show with millions of viewers each year. After 8 months of competing as a dance contestant and going on to become a finalist, Lauren emerged as the winner of the dance category, as well as the prestigious Critic’s choice award. Lauren gained hundreds of thousands of followers in Italy and was able travel the country teaching dance classes, holding meet and greets and performing at distinguished events. She was born and raised in Connecticut, USA, but her second home in Italy will always have a special place in her heart! www.lauren-celentano.com
Lauren began her dance training at the age of 4 and is trained in various styles including jazz, tap, contemporary, ballet, hip hop, heels and more. Special skills include ballroom, latin dance, and acrobatics/gymnastics. She has always had a special love for musical theater and began vocal training and performing at the age of 8. Lauren is absolutely in love with the world of performing arts and is excited to continue passionately pursuing this career path!