Bio

Lauren French is a South Carolina-based actor, director, producer, and teaching artist. She received a BA in Performing Arts with an emphasis in Theatre from Clemson University. Most recently, Lauren performed her solo show, "Intimate Dinner; or 'Tap Water Is Fine'," at the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D.C. She has also performed her solo show in Greenville, with funding from the Metropolitan Arts Council, Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston, and NYC. Last year Lauren was in the Warehouse Theatre’s Educational Tour of The Tempest. She played Antonia and Caliban and taught workshops in public schools. Last year Lauren conceived, produced, and directed the “Shakespearean Lovers Lawn Game Tournament,” and “Shakespeare Board Game Night,” in Greenville, SC. During her time in NYC she worked on various projects, her favorite was getting directed one of six pieces for The Woolgatherers' immersive retelling of "Genesis 22" on Governor's Island. Lauren has trained with The Humanist Project, The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, and Accademia dell'Arte in Italy. Lauren is a teaching artist with The Warehouse Theatre and SmartARTS through the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville, SC.