Lauren holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts/Teaching from Melbourne University. She has a strong background in producing and educational practices within the arts industry, and passionately believes the importance of bringing theatre to people that might not otherwise have access to it. Career highlights include working with Uncle Jack Charles at ILBIJERRI Theatre Company, winning the “Best Emerging Artist” Weekly Award at Adelaide Fringe 2016, and being selected for the Producer Mentorship Program with Melbourne Fringe in 2015. Lauren is also a stand-up comedian performing regularly in Melbourne and festival circuits around Australia and internationally, performing at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017. She is the co-founder of Gaggle, a comedy network for female-identifying, trans and non-binary people, and runs her own stand-up comedy workshops from time to time. Lauren is excited beyond belief to join the Snuff Puppets team and continue her passion for contributing to communities through art and expression.