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Lauren Olson

Staff, Performer


Lauren Olson is an actress + writer living in New York City. She has studied and performed improv in NYC since 2005. Currently she improvises every Wednesday night with her Magnet Theater house team* Chet Watkins*, all over the place as a part of *4Some* (Alan Fessenden, Christian Paluck + Jana Schmieding) and with the *Magnet Theater Touring Company*. She co-hosts the monthly character showcase show *Jana & Lauren Presents * with frequent collaborator and friend Jana Schmieding. She has been a writer/performer for sketch groups* Good Morning Ladies *(Dir. Armando Diaz), *Risky Bottom*, *Les Encompentent* and performed her self-written solo show *Our Condolences* (Dir. Rachel Hamilton) at the NYC Fringe Festival.

Her dangerously adorable cat Olive also has a website:

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