with Olala Party
I have had a few modeling opportunities during my career. Here are some end results of those shoots!
Headshots by Kenneth T. Williams, Angela Kemp, and Avril Dunoyer
Musical Theatre Mondays is a video series produced by Lauren's company, Staple Productions. It is a series of videos featuring Lauren Allen performing numbers from Staple's previous productions as promotional material for their upcoming show, It's Complicated: A Stephen Sondheim Cabaret. The videos all launched on a Monday beginning on December 28th, 2015.
In April of 2016 I took part in the Short Cuts Ten Minute Play Festival. I specifically performed in Final Jeopardy by Blair Woynarski and directed by Anita Smith, Love Thy Family by Jennifer Dawn Bishop and directed by Bethani Jade, and The Sculpture Gallery by Aoise Stratford and directed by Nathan Howe.
Photo credit: Brad Proudlove and Philip Adams
Archival photos from a technical dress rehearsal of Dry Streak, presented by Souris Valley Theatre Inc. Photo credit: Breanne Van De Woestyne
La première pièce professionnelle que Lauren a joué. Il a fait une tournée partout dans les jardins de la Saskatchewan l'été de 2013
Photo: Jean-Philippe Deneault
It's Complicated: A Stephen Sondheim Cabaret is a production that was presented by Lauren's company, Staple Productions, from January 29th-31st, 2016. Featuring Mitchell Larsen, Emma Thorpe, Nathan Coppens (accompanist) and Lauren herself (with direction by Kathy Allen), the production was met with enthusiasm from all audiences. These are the archival photos taken by Brad Proudlove. There are albums of the audience member's photos and press photos available on Lauren Allen's and Staple Prouctions' Facebook Pages
The first production presented by the Tightrope Collective: a variety of disciplines on display in one performance.
Lauren appeared in four pieces in TIghtrope: Want In? by Charlie Peters, Ida Lupino in the Dark by Don Nigro, Get Drunk by Charles Beaudelaire, and an excerpt from Antigone by Sophocles. She also did all of the promotional image design for Tightrope such as the poster, handbills, and Facebook profile photos.
More information on Tightrope can be found here
Walk the Trail was an outdoor theatre experience created by Sum Theatre SK to celebrate the unveiling of a new piece of public art. It ran for two days in September of 2013
Photo credit: Matt Ramage Photography
A short advertisement commissioned by La Troupe du Jour featuring the voice acting of Lauren Allen and David Granger.
Un court avertissement commissionner par La Troupe du Jour avec les talents de voix de Lauren Allen et David Granger.
A short promotional ad
First production October 2016 remount January 2017. The first production to include my own writing.
Magical Munsch is a series of six Robert Munsch stories portrayed by puppets, and it was the set of stories for Wide Open Children's Theatre's 2015 school tour. The tour lasted four months and toured the farthest reaches af Saskatchewan and Alberta. This particular photoshoot features the pilot and first officer who flew the tour crew and equipment up to Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan- a new location for the company.
Directed by Jim Guedo at Grant MacEwan University, Lauren only appeared in the preview performance because she was hit by a car and injured on opening night. Lauren played the role of Petra.
Photo credit: Epic photography
Directed by Dave Horak at Grant MacEwan University. Photo credit Epic Photography.
Directed by Jim Guedo at Grant MacEwan University. Photo credit Epic Photography. This was Lauren's first production after being hit by a car, and she was still selected to be a featured dancer despite not being able to wear high heeled shoes.
Explore YXE was a campaign for Tourism Saskatoon that began in May of 2014. Lauren played a variety of characters for the series of four commercials, and you can hear her in the final cut of spots three and four.
Archival Photographs of Waking by Dan MacDonald as performed by Persephone Theatre's first Kinsmen Young Company in 2011. Directed by Will Brooks. Photos: Liam Richards (c) Liam Richards Photography
La pièce communautaire de La Troupe du Jour quand Lauren avait quinze ans. Elle jouait la rôle de Sunna, sa première fois sur scène en français.
Credit Photo: Yvan Lebel