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Lauren Olson



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: OliveTheTalkingSoulEatingCat.tumblr.comHer dangerously adorable cat Olive also has a website:

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