Lauren is an award-winning actor, creator and artist educator. She has performed and created work with some of the most celebrated Canadian and International companies. Lauren received the Dora Mavor Moore Award for performance and multiple nominations as a creator. She received the Christopher Plummer Fellowship Award through which she trained and performed at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, U.K. As Co-Artistic director of Bound to Create (B2C), she has created, performed or partnered with Theatre Northwest, RMTC, Obsidian, Native Earth,Tapestry, Canadian Stage, The Grand, Talking Stick and Factory Theatre. Lauren has been conducting Acting/Creation workshops across the country for 20 years and received the Jessica Fraser Award for Outstanding Contributions. Lauren is a University of Toronto graduate in Drama.