Lauren joined Sexy Dirt Productions as Company Manager and Outreach Director in the fall of 2017. She has toured with Whales and Souls in Montgomery, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana and is thrilled to continue on as it visits Chicago and beyond.
Currently, Lauren works at Arize Kombucha as Operations Manager. arizekombucha.com. Arize is located in The Plant Chicago, a groundbreaking food production space designed to be a net-zero, closed loop system in Chicago's Back of the Yards. plantchicago.org
Lauren is also an Executive Board Member of Next Bites, a not-for-profit, located in Chicago. Next Bites helps foodservice industry members adopt and implement more sustainable, less impactful business practices—and ideally become certified as a Guaranteed Green location. nextbites.org
She holds a BA in Theatre and English from Castleton University in Vermont and her MFA in Theatre from the University of Alabama in conjunction with Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
Proud member of AEA (as Lauren Anne Martin)