Lauren DeLeon

Undergraduate Discipline


BA, SUNY Purchase. MA, New York University. DeLeon is an American-Uruguayan intimacy director/coordinator, director, and teacher from Miami, Florida. As an intimacy choreographer, she has worked with Queens College, Weston Playhouse Theatre, New York University, The New School, BRIC, Columbia University, and Downstage at SLC, as well as multiple short films. As a director, her work has been presented at INTAR, The Wild Project, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Flea, Pregones Theater, Harlem 9 Inc., and Adelphi University. DeLeon teaches intimacy direction with IDC Professionals and has taught and co-taught introductory intimacy workshops at The American Academy for Dramatic Arts and New York University. She worked in Development at both The Lark Theatre and Manhattan Theatre Club and was a resident director at The Flea, a member of Roundabout Theatre’s 2019-2020 Emerging Director’s Group, and part of Roundabout’s Refocus Project Artistic Council. Currently, she is the co-captain of Culture and Accountability, as well as the resident intimacy director at The Fled Collective. SLC, 2021–