Born and raised in New Jersey, Lauren began her journey in performing playing softball as a child, after her parents realized she liked singing her team’s cheers a whole lot more than stepping up to bat. After obsessively watching a mixture of Beauty and the Beast, Lady Gaga, and Julie Andrews, she finally decided to act in her first show. The rest is history! Now a proud AEA member and recent musical theatre graduate of Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, Lauren is passionate about cultivating joy, inspiration, and change by utilizing her artistry on the stage and screen.
Lauren's performance opportunities have allowed her to inhabit the minds of many complex three dimensional women. In addition to taking on female driven narratives, Lauren is determined to elevate the voices of BIPOC throughout her career. As a Latina, she hopes to continue to take part in stories that shed light on the Latinx experience.
Outside of performing, Lauren loves a good empanada more than most things on this Earth and has a deep fascination with anything crime. You can find her instructing classes on the yoga mat, cooking plant based meals for her loved ones, or exploring nature in her favorite pair of 70’s denim.
"The Light in the Piazza"
The Return of Jezebel James
Charley Neely Photography
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