Resume

Lauren LaStrada

Stats: 5’2”
Unions: SAG-AFTRA/AEA

 

 

Feature Film

No Sudden Move                     Supporting                              Dir. Steven Soderbergh - HBO Max

Wild Faith                                  Lead                                         Dir. Jesse Low - CDI Productions

Lost Heart                                 Supporting                              Dir. Jesse Low - CDI Productions

Family Weekend                      Supporting                              Dir. Ben Epps-Footprint Features

The Neverlands                       Supporting                              Dir. Luke Jaden - S.O.S Productions
The Citizen                               Supporting                              Dir. Sam Kadi-SamKadi Productions

Street Kings 2: Motor City     Supporting                               Dir. Chris Fisher-Fox Searchlight

Sparrow (Short)                       Lead                                         Dir. Mark Mathews - 48 Hr Films

Mans Best Friend                    Supporting                              Dir. Anthony Hornus - CDI Productions

Dialects

British

Southern

Midwest

East Coast

 

 
TV Series
Theater
Skills

The Detroiters                        Guest Star                                 Dir. Oz Rodriguez - Comedy Central

Chicago PD                             Co Star                                       Dir. Nick Gomez - NBC/Universal

Let's Stay Together               Guest Star                                  Dir. Debbie Allen– BET/Screen Gems

Detroit 187                             Guest Star                                  Dir. Paul McCrane – ABC/Disney

Faith Under Fire                      Supporting                              Dir. Vondie Curtis-Hall - Lifetime Movie Network
 

 

Lady Day At Emerson Bar               Billie Holliday                   JET Theatre

Ain't Misbehavin'                              Herself                              JET Theatre

Sweat                                                  Cynthia                             The Wharton Center

The Charleston                                  Minnie Mae                     Charleston Perf Arts (SC)

Radio Soul                                          Intern (Lead)                    Riverside Theater (NY)

Re-Entry                                              Liz/Rebecca/Suzanne     The Wharton Center

1300 Lafayette East                          Reena (Lead)                    JET Theatre

The Drowsy Chaperone                  Trix(Supporting)               Performance Network Theater
The Game of Love and Chance     Lisette(Supporting)          Michigan Classical Repertory Theater
ThePiano Lesson                              Berniece(Lead)                 Performance Network Theater

Race                                                   Susan(Lead)                      JET Theatre

Xanadu                                              Caliope(Supporting)        Meadowbrook Theater

Looking For The Pony                     Cancer Patient(Lead)       Detroit Repertory Theater

Something Wicked This Way         The Dust Witch(Supp)      Meadowbrook Theater

Causa Mortis                                    Medical Student(Supp)   Detroit Repertory Theater

My Soldiers                                       Army Medic(Lead)           Detroit Repertory Theater

Queen Of The Blues                        Billie Holiday                    Stella Adler Theater

A Chorus Line                                    Act 1 - The Audition       The Music Hall

One More Rhythm                            Ella Fitzgerald                  The Jazz Cafe

Detroit The Musical                         Stella (Lead)                       Theater Nova                            

 

 

Piano

Violin

Stage Combat

Horseback Riding

Billiards

Teleprompter

Figure Skating

Alto Belt/Soprano

Vocalist -Jazz/Musical Theater/Rock/Pop/Gospel/R&B

Hairweaving/Hair Braiding

Cooking

Hosting

Live Performance (Band)

Double Dutch

Public Speaking

Radio Host/Emcee

Makeup

 

Commercial
 

Available Upon Request

 

Training & Workshops

The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute
Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Wayne State University - Film
Commercial Acting -Lili Kaufmann

Van Mar Academy - Scene Study/Business of Acting

 

Awards

Best Supporting Actress

Wilde Awards 2020

"Ain't Misbehavin'" - (AEA)

 

Best Lead Actress

Wild Bunch International Film Festival 2019

"Wild Faith" - Feature Film (SAG-AFTRA)

 

Best Lead Actress

Hollywood Divine International Film Festival 2019

"Wild Faith" - Feature Film (SAG-AFTRA)

 

Best Actress in a Leading Role

ICFF 2018

"Wild Faith" - Feature Film (SAG-AFTRA)

 

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Detroit Repertory Theater Subscriber Awards 2010

"My Soldiers" -  (AEA)

 

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Rogue Critic Awards 2011

"Looking For The Pony" -  (AEA)

 

Nominations

Nominated - Best Actress in a Leading Role "Lady Day At Emerson Bar And Grille"(Wilde Awards) 2018

Nominated - Best Leading  Actress "Wild Faith" (Burbank International Film Festival) 2018

Nominated - Best Duo "Xanadu", (Rogue Critic Awards) 2012

Nominated - Best Supporting Actress, "Xanadu" (Andes Awards) 2012

Nominated - Best Supporting Actress, "Something Wicked This Way Comes (Andes Awards) 2011
Nominated - Best Duo, "Looking For The Pony" (Wilde Awards) 2011

 

 

 

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