Lauren is no stranger to the stage. Prior to studying at Flinders University Drama Centre, Lauren had travelled throughout Europe, singing in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including the Vienna Town hall — (Rauthaus), the Australian Embassy in Vienna and St Nicholas’ church in Prague. She has also busked on Charles Bridge in Prague, and sung solos in two of the world's most renowned and respected jazz clubs: Porgy and Bess in Vienna and The Akord in Prague.
Along with singing, she is also an accomplished pianist and has contributed her musical talents to the internationally acclaimed children’s television series, The Fairies. An incredibly versatile actor, Lauren has played a variety of characters including the feisty Paulina in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, nurturing Gloria in Louis Nowra's The Jungle, obsessive Angelica in Raimondo Cortese's Roulette, maniacal and quick witted C in Crave by Sarah Kane and the obsessive compulsive 14-year-old germ-a-phobe Kelsey Clarke in Alex Vickery-Howe’s intercultural musical, Once Upon a Midnight, which was rehearsed and performed in Okinawa, Japan in the Kijimuna Festival of Arts, which was then performed in Adelaide’s Oz Asia Festival.
Lauren has been trained in period dance, voice over, physical theatre, musical theatre and has studied extensively in both classical and jazz voice with Peter Deane, Guila Tiver and Charmaine Jones and has attended master classes with leading Estill Method expert, Helen Tiller, British actor Gerard McArthur, Phillip Quast, Jeremy Sams and Michael Feinstein.
In her spare time, she is the lead vocalist in the bands Higher Vibe, The Ruby Hour and The Urban Jazz Quartet, which perform regularly around Adelaide and Melbourne.