Directing credits include the development and premiere productions of Kaela Mae-Shing Garvin's Ambition: The Female American Serial Killer Musical (Ars Nova/ANT Fest); Matthew Minnicino's Malefactions (Chinatown Soup); Aeneas Sagar Hemphill's Black Hollow (Signature/Columbia); and Paige Goodloe's solo-piece about her battle with depression, Journey to the Center of a Black Hole (Alchemical Theatre Lab). Additional credits include New York City productions of Detroit by Lisa D'Amour (Pigeonholed Theatre Company/IATI) and Tango by Słavomir Mrożek (Robert Moss Theatre).
She is currently developing Emily Zemba's On Loss and Mice and Monsters and Love (LPAC Rough Draft Festival 2018; The Drama League; Exquisite Corpse) and an original piece about the first chatterbot, Conversations with ELIZA (upcoming: The Drama League, First Draft Residency).
Lauren was the Associate Director to Rachel Chavkin on the 2017-2018 national tour of Bess Wohl's Small Mouth Sounds (Maximum Entertainment; Ars Nova production). As an assistant, she has also previously worked with Oliver Butler, Anne Kauffman, Les Waters, Ken Rus Schmoll, Elizabeth Swados, and 600 Highwaymen: Abigail Browde + Michael Silverstone.
◊ 2018 Williamstown Directing Corp ◊ 2018 Drama League First Draft Resident ◊ Lincoln Center Directors Lab Alum ◊ 2017 Drama League Rough Draft Resident ◊ 2015-2016 Playwrights Horizons Robert Moss Directing Fellow ◊ 2016-18 MTC Directing Fellow ◊ BFA: NYU/Tisch School of the Arts