Lauren T. Roark is thrilled to be making her debut at the Clarence Brown Theatre. Lauren is the head of graduate costume design in the Department of Theatre at the University of Tennessee. Select regional credits include the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Her work has been featured in the United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s Young Designers’ Forum Exhibition and she was awarded the Barbizon Award for Theatrical Design Excellence. Lauren has worked in costume shops spanning three continents, including Brazil and Hong Kong. She holds an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from the University of Missouri–Kansas City and is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829. To learn more, visit