Lauren Love is Theatre Professor and Artistic Director of the South Puget Sound Theatre Collective at SPSCC. She holds a BA in Theatre and Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; an MFA in Acting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; and a Ph.D. in Theatre History and Theory from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. In Chicago, Lauren worked in several off-Loop venues as an actor, writer, director, and acting coach and co-founded Theatre Praxis with her spouse, L.M. Attea. During her tenure at SPSCC, Lauren has directed: Cloud 9, Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, Bat Boy, the Musical, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), The Glass Menagerie, Angels in America: Parts 1&2 and Sunday in the Park with George.