Lauren Howry (Production Stage Manager and Development Associate) – Lauren is a wearer of many hats who gladly brings her passion for the transformative power of the arts to everything she does. She graduated from Washington & Lee University (VA) with degrees in Anthropology as well as Theatre, Dance, and Film Studies. Since university Lauren has worked in a variety of arts administrative roles. She assisted with Broadway and Off-Broadway auditions for Telsey + Company Casting (NY), and has helped coordinate events, and facilitate client relations/engagement with the Bay Area nonprofit organizations Quinteto Latino & Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory.
In addition to her administrative work, Lauren has 7+ years experience as Stage Manager for a wide range of productions, working with companies such as American Conservatory Theatre, 42nd Street Moon, City Lights Theater Company, Broadway by the Bay, and San Jose Stage Company. She is happy to return to Palo Alto Players where some of her most beloved performance memories include running the productions of Clybourne Park, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Million Dollar Quartet.