About Lauren

Lauren Young is an American actor currently based in New York City who trained at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly RSAMD) and WIlliams College in Williamstown, MA. 

Lauren's background is primarily theatrical but she is also excited about branching out into the world of film, television and radio. 

Lauren has performed in London at Shakespeare's Globe and The Tron Theatre in Glasgow. Her most recent theatrical projects have used real-life stories to challenge audiences to engage with the world surrounding them.


Lauren can now add producer to her resume! After working with a colleague on the two week festival, Play.Sing.Give. Lauren also made her writing debut in the festival with Special Buddies 101. A piece co-written with a colleague on the ups and downs of friendship.


When she's not acting, Lauren enjoys taking classes at SoulCycle, dance, taking vocal lessons and yoga. She loves music and has played sports her entire life but has recently started squash. 


Recent News

Lauren performed a reading of Adventure Quest by Richard Lovejoy produced by Dutch Kills Theater Company!


Lauren was an extra on an episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by Taraji P. Henson. Check out the skit here!


Lauren will be collaborating in the new year with friend and fellow Williams alum Jonathon Draxton on The Forest. For updates on their upcoming project. Click here!


Lauren can now add producer to her resume. As she and a colleague have started  Play.Sing.Give. The two friends will put on a play (Fiction by Steven Dietz), a cabaret with emerging artists . Check it out! 


"Bird"​ by Gisèle Leblanc has been officially selected for the Festival Cinérail! The short film will be shown on Wednesday November 6 at 1:30 pm at Le Reflet Médicis cinema - 3, rue Champollion – 75005 Paris. Check it out!


Watch the CBS report on Richard III from Shakespeare in the Parking Lot. Check it out!



Lauren E. Young Photography by Kirill Photography, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Virginia Monte, Courtney Madincea, Alley Scott and Lauren E. Young. All rights reserved.