Lauren Brickman is a NYC based actor, comedian, and teaching artist. Lauren can been seen monthly performing at the Upright Citizen's Brigade house sketch team Mama's Gotta Go on Maude night. When not at UCB Lauren can be seen in various commercial and new media projects as well as performing throughout the country with Story Pirates! As a teaching artist and professor Lauren has taught at The University of Iowa, Adelphi University, Queensborough Community College , Slippery Rock University, The Edmond Fine Arts Institute, Red Carpet Kids, Brooklyn Acting Lab, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and many more. Lauren earned her MFA in Acting from The University of Iowa and her BFA from Adelphi University. Of all the roles she's ever played her favorites are Flora in 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, Little Sally in Urinetown, Jackie in Mauritius, and she hopes to someday have a chance to play Mama Rose in Gypsy again… since she was only 18 the first time.