Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Lauren Bond has performed in regional and school theater since 2010. On campus, Lauren performs with Taps at Yale and is the music director of Redhot & Blue (est. 1977), Yale’s first all-gender a cappella group and premier jazz vocal ensemble. Her training includes voice (with Ron Pickett, 2011-present), ballet/pointe (Orinda Ballet Academy, 2003-2016), Tap (Lamorinda Theater Academy/Joy In Motion, 2013-2017), and acting (The Miramonte Players). Selected regional credits: Les Misérables (Ensemble, Woodminster Summer Musicals), The Producers (Ens/dancer/Heil-Lo, Woodminster Summer Musicals), Mamma Mia (Ens/dancer/u.s. Ali, Woodminster Summer Musicals). Selected non-Yale school credits: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Marcy, Miramonte Players), The Great Gatsby (Jordan Baker, Miramonte Players), Legally Blonde (Vivienne, Miramonte Players), The Addams Family (Morticia, Miramonte Players), Box of Buttons (co-author/director/producer, Miramonte Players). When she’s not in the TD studio recording and editing Redhot’s newest album (release expected August 2019), you can find her in her suite listening to This American Life and making lists.