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Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith is the Learning Director at Triad Stage in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Lauren Smith is currently the Learning Director at Triad Stage in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has worked as a stage manager, teaching artist, and in various other capacities at Metro Theater Company, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Washington National Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, and the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. She holds an MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from the University of Texas at Austin and a BFA in Stage Management from Webster University.

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Regional Stories, Regional Artists, Regional Audiences
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Regional Stories, Regional Artists, Regional Audiences

A Conversation about Place-Based Theatre

6 November 2018

Lauren Smith sits down with Triad Stage’s Preston Lane and PlayMakers Repertory’s Vivienne Benesch to talk about regionalism in theatre.

Classic Engagement
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Classic Engagement

What Theatres Can Learn from a Missouri Music Store

5 July 2016

Lauren Smith discusses Westgate Music, a local music store in Missouri, and offers tips for how theatres can engage with their audiences.