Ellen Lauren

Co-Artistic Director, Actor



SITI Company Founding Member, Co-Artistic Director. Acting credits include: Three Sisters, FALLING & LOVING (with Streb Extreme Action), The Bacchae, Room (stage and film), Chess Match #5, Persians, Trojan Women (After Euripides), Under Construction, bobrauschenbergamerica, the theater is a blank page (with Ann Hamilton), Radio Macbeth, Death and the Ploughman, Who Do You Think You Are, A Rite (with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company), American Document (with Martha Graham Dance Co.), Seven Deadly Sins (with NY City Opera, Kosovar Award), Hotel Cassiopeia, Cabin Pressure, Hayfever, Private Lives, Going Going Gone, and Orestes. Associate Artist Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT) under the direction of Tadashi Suzuki. SCOT Credits include Electra (Clytemnestra), Dionysus (Agave), King Lear (Goneril), Oedipus (Jocasta), and Waiting for Romeo (Juliet). Festivals and venues: SIFA, Bonn, Melbourne, Iberoamericano Bogotá, Humana Festival, Bobigny94 Paris, Theatre Olympics 2019, CAP UCLA, Edinburgh Festival, Wexner, Walker, Krannert Center, BAM Next Wave, NY Live Arts, NY Theatre Workshop, Classic Stage Company, WP Theater, Under the Radar, Guggenheim Museum, Joyce Theater, Beijing Center for the Arts, Gu Bei Great Wall Theatre China, Kitchijoji Theater Tokyo, Moscow Art Theatre, Teatro Olympico Vicenza, Toga International Festival, Alexandrinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, The RSC, Olympic Arts Shizuoka, Buenos Aires Festival, Sao Paulo Brazil, Vienna Festival, Bogotá Festival, Harbor Front Toronto, Istanbul Festival, Festival Mundial Chile, Montpelier France, Hong Kong Festival. Faculty member: The Juilliard School of Drama. Recipient: TCG Fox Fellowship for Distinguished Achievement.


In Search of Stillness

SITI Shows

Three Sisters
The Bacchae
Chess Match No. 5
the theater is a blank page
Steel Hammer
A Rite
Cafe Variations
Trojan Women (After Euripides)
American Document
Under Construction
Who Do You Think You Are?
Radio Macbeth
Hotel Cassiopeia
Death and the Ploughman
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
La Dispute
War of the Worlds Radio Play
Cabin Pressure
Private Lives
Culture of Desire    
Miss Julie 
Going, Going, Gone
Small Lives/Big Dreams



Current Projects