Actor, Composer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Musician, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Musician, Singer
Lauren Henderson is an Adelaide-based actor, singer, composer, educator and mother of two beautiful boys. A versatile artist known for her eclectic tastes in jazz, R&B/soul/hip hop, folk, music theatre and pop, she has had the pleasure of working with artists such as The Idea of North, Geraldine Turner, Robyn Archer, Joe Chindamo, Matthew Sheens, James Muller, Gian Slater, Michelle Nicolle, Anita Wardell, Anna Goldsworthy and The Lost and Found Orchestra (creators of STOMP!). Lauren has an acting degree with honours from Flinders Drama Centre.
Her accolades include:
• Winner of the National Jazz Awards - Voice (2020)
•. Freedman Jazz Fellowship Nominee (2016)
• Top twenty semi-finalist in the Theolonius Monk Competition for Jazz Voice (2015)
• Helpmann Academy Vocal Jazz Award (2013)
• Downbeat Student Music Award (2013)
Lauren is currently completing her qualification to become a certified Estill Master Trainer under the mentorship of Naomi Eyers and in 2019 her band Boomskully, released their debut E.P.
Lauren currently lectures in jazz voice at The University of Adelaide and is passionate about performance pedagogy.