Founder and Artistic Director of Jolt Productions and Jolt Creative Arts Academy, Lauren received her BFA in Drama and Musical Theatre from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. During her years at NYU she studied at The Lee Strasberg and Collaborative Arts Project 21 Studios. She also attended a musical theatre training program at Carnegie Mellon University and spent several years studying with Terry Schrieber of the T. Schrieber Studio in NYC. A proud member of Actor’s Equity Association, Lauren has performed on stage as well as in commercials and on film. As a teacher and director Lauren has created several children’s drama programs and ran a high school drama department. She has worked as a director, acting coach and vocal coach. She is excited to be bringing more quality productions and professional creative arts training to South Florida!
Andrew Shultz is a local professional actor and a Carbonell nominee for his most recent performance of Patsy in “Spamalot” at the Kravis Center. He has been performing since the age of six. Andrew founded the Marquee Theater Company in 2012 which was housed in Boca Raton with the intention of bringing premier entertainment to South Florida. He has performed in over 50 musicals, and he has directed numerous productions. Andrew attends Lynn University, and is pursuing a degree in Business Administration. Some of his favorite performing credits include Patsy in “Spamalot”, Mark in “RENT”, Leo Bloom in “The Producers”, Tulsa in Gypsy, and Seymour in “Little Shop of Horrors”. He is absolutely elated to be joining the Jolt Production team!