Starlight Express Credits
Lauren Heardnen Mayer was born in Bochum, Germany.
Training: London, Dusseldorf/Cologne Germany, Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympic Base Wattenscheid, Germany
Theatre Credits include: Ensemble in Dirty Dancing European Tour (2015), Ashley in Starlight Express Bochum (2014), Ensemble Monty Python Live (2014), Hip Hopper 3 in Starlight Express Asia Tour and Joule cover Buffy, Ashely in Starlight Express Bochum (2011-2013), Ensemble in Blues Brothers Duisburg Germany (2009), Celebrity Millennium cruise (2009)
TV Credits: Monty Python live, Dancer for Bruces Hall of Fame at BBC, dancer for ZDF Fernsehgarten
Lauren is the daughter of Debbie Hearnden.
Starlight Express Q&A with Lauren Hearnden Mayer, August 2012
Lauren Hearnden Mayer
Where do you come from?
I am from Bochum, Germany.
Role in the Show:
I’m first cast Joule and cover Buffy, Ashley and Volta.
How is it to be in Bochum?
It’s my hometown. I like it!
Was appearing in the show a personal ambition for you?
Yes it was. I love the musical since I was a little girl.
Where did you audition for the show?
I did the audition in Bochum.
Have you appeared in Starlight Express anywhere else in the world? If so, where?
No, I have never appeared in Starlight Express before.
Had you seen Starlight Express before appearing in the show?
Yes of course as I’m from Bochum. I’ve seen the show a lot of times.
What do you think of the show?
It is amazing and a lot of fun to be part of it now.
Did you know how to skate before you appeared in Starlight?
Yes, but not in the way you need to skate here.
How was Skateschool for you?
It was hard, but also a lot of fun.
What are you like on your roller skates now? How do you feel on Skates?
I’m comfortable now after more than one year.
What is your favourite song of the show?
It’s “Rolling Stock”.
What is your favourite part of the show?
That is the skate around in act I.
What inspired you to pursue a career in musical theatre?
I am singing and dancing since my childhood, it has always been one of my biggest dreams.
Are the cast in Bochum very close?
Yes, very close and friendly.
How would you spend your perfect day off?
On my perfect day off I would be meeting up with friends.