Lauren Patrice Nadler Biography

Wiki Biography: Lauren Patrice Nadler was born in Queens, New York. Even at an early age she proved to be a rebel, struggling with structure and formal education. It's because of her eclectic tastes, individuality, and refusal to conform, that she suffered through years of bullying growing up. However, this led to her fighting for her voice, which she found in the entertainment industry. She developed a passion for acting after high school, where she studied extensively, becoming a key student to Karen Ludwig in NYC for 6 years. Karen was the protégé of the Uta Hagen. Lauren considers it an honor to be part of this lineage; she has never taken the craft for granted.When circumstances made it impossible for Lauren to give full attention to acting, she took a hiatus, but remained in the world of entertainment. This included hosting and being the Master of Ceremonies for several high profile NY hot spots, where she booked up-and-coming rock bands, choreographed fashion shows and hosted VIP parties in the music world.While she always wanted to sing and be a "Rock Star", in time Lauren re-joined the acting world, taking classes at the famed HB studios in NYC. She was again swept away by a passion for acting that led to her performing in several off-Broadway shows, as well as directing a few.This led to her working with director Eric Bross, in front of and behind the camera. She was responsible for casting many seasoned and new talent, including Adrien Brody, in his first lead role in the indie film, "Ten Benny." She followed that with a second collaboration with Bross on "Restaurant" which showcased many rising stars from Simon Baker to Lauryn Hill, to Frank Vincent. All this work led her to directing several films and plays in New York.When she permanently relocated to Los Angeles, Lauren landed several film and TV roles. She also continued her legacy from the east coast by continuing to direct. First up was "El Mariachi Negro". This film was nominated in the Cultures Collide Film festival. She then directed "Deadgirl" which won Best Director and Best Short Film at the Filmjack Film Festival.Lauren also directed several theater productions, most notably the, "The Dreamer Examines his Pillow," by John Patrick Shanley, "Talk to Me Like the Rain" and "Let Me Listen," by Tennessee Williams, "Lobby Hero," by Kenneth Lonergan, as well as an original one woman show, "I'm Sorry," on the subject of animal rescue, which was featured in the Fringe Festival in 2011Most recently, Lauren directed two dramatic short films, "Being Brielle," a passion project, based on a friends true story and "One Last Shot," which serves as a PSA for anti-bullying and teen suicide prevention. Both of these films traveled the festival circuit for a year. Turning to humor in 2012, Lauren directed and produced a comic web-series, "It's You, Not Me", a fact-based series, about on-line dating. This project was very special to Lauren as it showcases a very extensive list of her master alumni students, as well as rising stars, and the great comic Rick Shapiro.She has also been independently teaching and coaching actors for over 10 years on both the east and west coasts. As a result of her unyielding passion for teaching and coaching actors, she has been instrumental in the rising careers of many newcomers, including Brit Morgan ("True Blood"), Shay Mitchell ("Pretty Little Liars") Jacob Artist ("Glee"), Parker Young ("Suburgatory"), Tim Jo ("The Neighbors"), Khylin Rhambo ("Enders Game"), Joseph Julian Soria ("Army Wives"), Jeremy Luke ("Don Juan's Addiction"), Nicole travolta (Hawaii 5-0) and many, many others.Though directing and teaching takes up much of her focus these days, she remains passionate about acting and continues to practice what she preaches to her students. Most recently she shared the stage with Danny Nucci ("Titanic") in "Italian American Reconciliation," by John Patrick Shanley.As a director, actor & coach Lauren has been unyielding, in proving she can live by her own rules, her own creativity, and make her mark on the entertainment industry using her voice.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Two Henrys Carol 2000 Drama, Romance
Murderland Jan 2009 0, Game Show
Footsteps Nurse 2010 Thriller
Love or War Aunt Deborah 2012 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Breakout: A Rock Opera Silver Pines Receptionist 2016 Musical