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Who is she?
Lauren F. Walker (Pronounced Luh-Ren) is a skilled actress and entrepreneur originally from Washington, DC and she is the definition of a Go Getter! Lauren started her journey with acting when she was 14, studying theatre at Duke Ellington School of the Arts. While in high school, Lauren got the opportunity to perform at The Kennedy Center with Charles Dutton's in Shakespeare's King Lear. Lauren continued her studies in the BFA Acting Conservatory at SUNY Purchase College where she graduated on the Dean's List with honors before moving to New York City to begin her acting career.
Lauren made her Off-Broadway debut in MCC's Charm. Other credits include HBO's Random Acts of Flyness, The Public's Julius Caesar and Midsummer: A Banquet which was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. In addition to acting, Lauren is dedicated to community building. She is the founder of Creators of Color Collective, an organization that creates space for artists of color to grow, collaborate and uplift each other by focusing on acting, audition preparation and mental health for artists. In between auditioning, zoom rehearsals and acting class, Lauren can be found teaching kids the joy of dance, uplifting black women with her business, Braids By Lo, and hosting monthly open mics with New York Theatre Workshop. Follow Lauren @lovevolvz on Instagram.