Lara Segura is a bi-coastal artist with extensive experience as a professional dancer, actress, teacher, producer and choreographer. In 2005 Lara graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from San Diego State University and was named the Outstanding Graduate in Dance. She was later named the 2012 Dance Alumni of the Year for SDSU. She is honored to have trained and performed with Mojalet Dance Collective, Malashock Dance, Patricia Sandback & Dancers, Joe Alter Dance, Patricia Rincon Dance Collective, the PGK Dance Project, Braided Light Dance, Creatively Independent and Jacksonville Dance Theater. In 2011, she founded and has served as the Artistic Director of B-Dance, a contemporary dance company. She is also the co-founder and producer for IGNITE, an annual choreography showcase in San Diego, California. Currently, Lara serves as the assistant to the Artistic Director, company dancer and faculty member at Malashock Dance. In 2014 she obtained her MFA in choreography from Jacksonville University where she served as an adjunct faculty member. Whether residing on the East or West coast, Lara continually strives to support the concepts of community, ensemble, audience engagement and the accessibility of dance.