Lauren Stevens (she/her) is an LA-based performer and theater artist passionate about creating art filled with compassion and authenticity.
At UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television she appeared as Cinderella in Into the Woods and Elaine (Helene/Nickie understudy) in Sweet Charity. Other credits include Janet in Rocky Horror Picture Show, #11 in The Wolves, and Georgia Hendricks in Curtains. She has performed in several new works including Charlie through the UCLA Undergraduate One-Act Festival and How to Get a 5 on the AP Test Without Really Trying through MTI’s MusicalWorks at the International Thespian Festival. She has appeared as a lead in the pilot episode of Aspiring and as Magenta in a filmed production of Rocky Horror Picture Show. She has also worked on several projects with the production company Pixel Playhouse.
In addition to performing, she has been working as a director and producer for both the stage and screen. Most recently she worked as an Assistant Director for the Geffen Playhouse’s production of King Liz and directed her first short film June. She has been a part of the Directing Continuum at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film, and Television and has studied both Contemporary and Classical directing. She has acted as the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Out of the Blue Theatre Company for three years and continues to direct and produce productions through the company. Directing highlights include Into the Woods, Next to Normal, The Last 5 Years, She Kills Monsters, and the new play A Tale of Two Buttons.
After graduation Lauren plans to stay in Los Angeles to pursue theater, film, and television and also has interest in commercial and voice over work.