Lauren Hart was born in Sheffield, England in 1985. She graduated in 2007 from Central School of Speech and Drama in London where she trained as a performer and theatre maker. Since graduating she has worked professionally in the independent theatre scene around Europe performing her own work and collaborating with other artists. She has performed at various venues and site-specific locations in the UK, Germany, Norway, Finland and Greece. In addition to her work in theatre, she has 10 years experience working as a Drama specialist with children, young people and adults in a variety of educational, community and professional organisations. Roles include drama specialist, youth worker, workshop facilitator, mentor, teacher and theatre practitioner. She is based in sheffield and is passionate about creating positive social change in her community using the therapeutic tools of theatre to inspire and make a fundamental difference to individual lives especially children and young people.