She's finally a New Yorker! To celebrate her first week of living in the city, Lauren will be performing in Seth's Talent Showcase at Don't Tell Mama NYC, produced and accompanied by Seth Bisen-Hersh, on Friday, October 6th.
Lauren is so excited to be making her New London Barn Playhouse debut as the female swing for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, directed by Kathryn Markey & choreographed by Natalie Wisdom.
Lauren and the rest of the Emerson MT Class of 2023 recently had their senior showcase in Boston, directed by Lonny Price! She is looking forward to their New York Showcase this fall.
Lauren recently received an EVVY for her leading performance as Gabby in The God Couple at the 42nd Annual EVVY Awards, which is "the nation's largest student-run, multi-camera, live awards show!" This was her 5th nomination and 2nd win.
Lauren directed & choreographed an immersive, groundbreaking production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with Musical Theatre Against the Grain at Emerson College! This was her college directorial debut.
To finish out her time at Emerson, Lauren starred as Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Emerson College's Cutler Majestic Theatre, directed by Ilana Ransom-Toeplitz & choreographed by Chris Shin!
After 4 years, Emerson College's first All-Black production graced the Semel Theatre stage with Jelly's Last Jam! Lauren worked as the co-Marketing Director on this project, helping bring director Jasmine Hawkins' vision to life.
For her last student theatre production at Emerson, Lauren fight choreographed & costume designed MTAG's production of Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, directed by Anthony Allocca.
Lauren had the honor of bringing the beloved cartoon character Linus van Pelt to life in MTS's re-imagined & groundbreaking production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, directed by Lucas Babcock!
Lauren had the honor of being a "keeper of the dream" in The Lost Colony's 85th Season, directed by Jeff Whiting. She learned about Native American culture, stage combat, puppetry, & made friendships that she'll cherish forever.
While at The Lost Colony, Lauren starred as Clara in the first workshop staged reading of Pathologic, based on a video game of the same name, written & directed by Aaron Coleman!
While at The Lost Colony, Lauren co-costume designed and starred as Nina in Chekhov's The Seagull, directed by Chase Brackett! Tackling both jobs was very difficult, but so rewarding.
Lauren had the honor of studying stage combat with Jason Paul Tate and Rob Aronowitz of Neutral Chaos Combat. She became a certified stage combatant with a pass rec. in Unarmed & Rapier/Dagger Combat under the SAFD!
While at The Lost Colony, Lauren played the Good Angel/Narrator in Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, directed by Diane Snoddy! This was her first time tackling heightened language in her college career, and she had a great time.
While rehearsing for the 85th Season of The Lost Colony, Lauren learned from the best of the biz in puppetry: Nicholas Mahon! She got the chance to experience rod puppetry for the first time, & was chosen to portray "The Owl" in the production.
The God Couple, written and directed by Cayleigh Pine, has finally been released! Lauren had the honor of starring as Gabby, the angel Gabriel in the body of a teenage girl. Go watch it now!
Lauren recently received an EVVY for her performance as Regina in the musical Rock of Ages at the 41st Annual EVVY Awards, which is "the nation's largest student-run, multi-camera, live awards show!" This was her 3rd nom and 1st win.
Lauren starred as one of her dream roles, Little Sally, in Emerson MTS's production of Urinetown, directed by Matthew Guerber & choreographed by Cece Lampa!