The Orchard School Almanac (click for PDF version)
Lauren returns to her hometown for a performance with The Cabaret at The Columbia Club on Friday April 23rd at 8pm. She’ll be joined on stage by a full band, including Indy natives Jack Helsley, Nate Johnson, and Jeff Devine. Call 317.275.1169 or click here for tickets.
That same week, she’ll be facilitating master classes with local students about the science (and joy) of songwriting, all thanks to a wonderful grant from Meet The Composer.
Lauren is a newly anointed recipient of the Meet The Composer Award for her upcoming workshops and performances in Indianapolis in spring 2010.
Nominated for multiple Drama Desk and IT Awards, Waterwell has produced nine original pieces in New York and has been dubbed “Brilliant, original and inspired” by the New York Times. Their current project will be devised and performed at Indiana University in August 2010 as part of Premiere Musicals, thanks to a generous grant from Eli Lilly.
Lauren was recently selected to participate in BMI’s esteemed Musical Theater Workshop, which has produced such hits as “Avenue Q,” “Chorus Line” and “Next to Normal.”
Lauren’s film music has been screened across the globe, including the BFM International Festival in London.
As a singer / songwriter, Lauren has released two albums with her band and is currently working on her third.
She has also had the honor of composing for New York’s SYREN Modern Dance.
She received her B.A. in Theater from Indiana University, a post-graduate degree in Voice and Theater from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and her M.A. in Composition from New York University.
In her gigging adventures, Lauren has had the pleasure of playing at the following venues:
Don’t Tell Mama’s
Rockwood Music Hall
White Plains Performing Arts Center
(Beyond NYC … )
Jazz Kitchen, IN
Indianapolis Arts Garden
Midwest Music Summit
Trinity College, CT
James Madison University, VA
Bentley College, MA