Lauren is a performer in the Chicago comedy scene, getting her start in improv while performing with the short form group Odd Request at the University of Illinois. She has trained with The Second City, iO, and The Annoyance theaters. Former independent teams include Staggering Genius, Sorry Charlie!, Bullit, Eric Northman, and Claptrap. In addition to improv, Lauren has performed sketch comedy with Clickbait and Scribble Bibble at Stage 773. After two years with the iO Harold team Coach, she now performs regularly with The Teenagers. Lauren is very excited to be a part of Regular Girl and The Playground family.