Lauren Hartley graduated from the Dramatic Arts Conservatory of Québec in 2016. Three years later, she writes, directs and acts in her play Embargo, at Premier Acte. This magnificent project will get nominated at the Theatre Prize of Quebec in the «Best Original text» category.
Her laboratory, L’Enclos, performed at the Chantiers du Carrefour international de théâtre, as well as at ZH Festival, earned her the Promising Author prize awarded by the CEAD. In 2020, she completes the INIS feature film writing program, thanks to which she writes her fist script, Fossiles, which earned her the Excellence grant Louise-Spickler. The projects is presently in the development stage at Unité Centrale.
As an actor, we can see her on television, notably in Virage – Double faute, Mégantic and Portrait-Robot. On stage, she is part of many productions, traveling back and forth between Quebec and Montreal, namely Lucky Lady, Bonne retraite Jocelyne, Ulster American and ROME. On the big screen, she lends her talent to Sophie Dupuis in Souterrain, playing the character of André-Anne.
In parallel, she continues her studies in translation and criminology and is involved in various projects. For example, she translated to english Jean-Denis Beaudoin’s successful play Mes enfants n'ont pas peur du noir. Generally, Lauren is of the opinion that life is much more strange than anything we could ever imagine.