Lauren Grace Thompson
Pericles: Lychorida / Ensemble
Lauren is excited to return to MSF for her fourth season this year!
Past roles at the festival include The Seagull (Nina), King Lear (Cordelia), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Quickly), Henry V (Boy/Alice), Julius Caesar (Luca), Charley's Aunt (Amy), Cyrano de Bergerac (Ensemble), and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Julia/Speed), for which she won a Wilde Award for Best Performance of the Bard.
Other previous credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Utah Shakespeare Festival), Twelfth Night (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks), Frankenstein (Lifeline), The Importance of Being Earnest (Oklahoma City Repertory), Ring Round the Moon (Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Parks), and Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth (A Crew of Patches).
Lauren produces the fiction podcast Fawx & Stallion alongside fellow company member (and now-fiancee) Ian Geers; she is also a Chicago-based voice actor, dialect coach, and director represented by Big Mouth Talent.
All her love to her family, friends, cats, and, as always, to Ian.