Lauren is a NYC based actor and comedian who specializes in new works and Shakespeare. She received her BFA from Southern Methodist University and has trained with the British American Drama Academy and The Old Vic Theatre. She performs her stand up throughout New York, in such venues as Gotham, The Village Underground, and Stand Up New York. Lauren was accepted into the Advanced Studies program at the Upright Citizens Brigade, and is a member of two Indie UCB based teams: Trophy Wives, and the Future Is Female. Lauren also performs short form improvisational comedy with The National Comedy Theatre, which has been performing in New York for over 20 years.