A Portland Oregon native, Lauren Olson has been studying, writing and performing comedy in New York since 2005. She has worked with Armando Diaz, Ed Herbstman, Rachel Hamilton, Gary Rudoren and Christian Cappozzoli to name a few. She's been a member of several sketch and improv groups and performs weekly at the Magnet Theater with her Megawatt improv team Dunk and sketch group Good Morning, Ladies. Her solo show Our Condolences, which she wrote and performed, was part of the 2010 NYC International Fringe Festival. She has acted in Channel 101 Pilots, long-form improv TV pilot The Armando Diaz Experience and has performed in the Toronto Combustion Festival, the Vancouver International Improv Festival, Hold For The Laughs, and The Del Close Marathon.