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Jan 13, 2019

Lauren Brizendine stars in "Alora" which is making a world premiere at the 2019 Denton Black Film Festival on Saturday, January 26, at 6:15.p.m. Photo by Michael Gibson Jr.

Lauren Brizendine is back! She stars in a film written by Michael Gibson Jr. and Nicholas Muthersbagh called "Alora" where she plays the mother, Sarah."Alora" has been selected into the 2019 Denton Black Film Festival and is currently up for two awards: Best Short and Best Texas Short.

The story is about a single mother who is training as a NASA astronaut to potentially go and visit a new planet labeled that has been discovered that is within the Goldilocks Zone of a star. The conflict arises in that she has to make a choice to going on the mission of a lifetime versus the love of her daughter that she would have to leave behind. The world premiere is on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. at the Campus Theater in Denton, Texas. Click here for links to the trailer and tickets.

Lauren Brizendine hails from the bayous of Louisiana and has a passion for all things creative. After graduating with a degree in fashion design and working in the business for a decade, Lauren found comedy and acting as an outlet for dealing with the stresses of a demanding industry. In 2009 she began studying at the Dallas Comedy House in Dallas, Texas and became the first woman graduate of the program. She is also a graduate of Four Day Weekend in Fort Worth, Texas and has been a part of a variety of improv, sketch, and writing teams. In addition to her comedy credits, Lauren has been featured as a screen actor for NBC, TCU, and other independent projects.

During our conversation we discuss acting in Alora, working with the cast and crew, doing standup comedy for the first time, and so much more on episode 38 of the Avert Your Eyes Podcast. Consider yourself warned.

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