Lauren French is a South Carolina-based actor, director, and producer. She received a BA in Performing Arts with an emphasis in Theatre at Clemson University. Most recently, Lauren performed her solo show, "Intimate Dinner; or 'Tap Water Is Fine'," at The Velo Fellow in Greenville, SC. She received an individual artist grant from the Metropolitan Arts Council, which made producing the show possible. Before that, her show had a successful run at the 2018 Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC. This fall Lauren was in The Warehouse Theatre’s Educational Tour of The Tempest. She played Antonia and Caliban. In August Lauren conceived, produced, and directed the “Shakespearean Lovers Lawn Game Tournament,” at Hampton Station in Greenville, SC. Lauren directed one of six pieces for The Woolgatherers' immersive retelling of "Genesis 22" on Governor's Island, NYC.
Her favorite roles include Medea (Medea), Mary (Late: a cowboy song), and Maria (Twelfth Night). Her favorite directing project was Big Love by Charles Mee. As well as acting and directing, Lauren is also a Movement Coach. She directed the movement work in Eurydice while playing the Loud Stone. She has trained with The Humanist Project, The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, and Accademia dell'Arte in Italy.