Mosaic Fellow Coleen Lorenz founded NewGround Theatre Dance Company in 2009 and operates as Artistic Director and principal choreographer of the San Mateo based contemporary company.
She is also Founder/President of the ArtsUnityMovement (AUM) Wellness Center in San Mateo, providing “art that awakens and heals” through classes, workshops, performances, and events.
Coleen holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from UCLA in Dance Choreography/Performance and in the field of Clinical Psychology/Dance-Movement Therapy. She is currently on Faculty at Canada College and Notre Dame High School teaching courses in dance and psychology. Coleen was Associate Professor and Director of Dance at Notre Dame de Namur Dance University in the Department of Theater Dance from 2003-2017.
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