2022 Adjudicators

Lauren Ruff

MUSICAL THEATRE – Beginner/Primary/Elementary

Lauren is a professional voice over artist based in NYC with over 9 years of experience in the business and has voiced National Commercials, Cartoons, Radio and Internet spots, as well as several Audio Books.

She has been a teaching artist for the past 10 years, sharing her passion for singing, acting and musical theater with kids ranging from 5 to 18. She currently teaches voice lessons and audition coaching privately. She also teaches with Brooklyn Children’s Theatre, directing musical theater classes, audition class and beyond. Formerly, Lauren spent five wonderful years with The Studio Performing Arts in New Canaan, Connecticut, teaching acting, musical theater, voice lessons and voice over. She created The Studio’s Musical Theater program and was their resident director for The Sound of Music, Seussical, Shrek, Peter Pan, Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr., Little Women, Into The Woods Jr., and Legally Blonde Jr. ages 8 to 16.

Originally from Oregon, she received her BFA in Musical Theater from The New School by way of AMDA NY. She has performed Off Broadway in Shout The Mod Musical, Passion, Stop The World, The Boyfriend among many other plays, musicals and workshops. Her work can also be seen on screen, in a few cameos on Saturday Night Live, in several short films and the acclaimed web series, Big City, which she wrote produced and starred in. She is a member of Actors Equity, SAG-AFTRA and NATS.