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Taylor Louderman
Born
Taylor Elizabeth Louderman

(1990-12-21) December 21, 1990 (age 28)
Madison, Wisconsin
EducationUniversity of Michigan
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active2011–present

Taylor Elizabeth Louderman (born December 21, 1990) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She is best known for originating the role of Regina George in the Broadway musical Mean Girls, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 2018.

Contents

  • 1 Early life and education
  • 2 Career
  • 3 Credits
    • 3.1 Theatre
    • 3.2 Filmography
    • 3.3 Television
  • 4 Awards and nominations
  • 5 Discography
    • 5.1 Cast recordings and soundtracks
    • 5.2 Collaborative projects
    • 5.3 As featured artist
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Early life and education[edit]

Louderman was born in Madison, Wisconsin and then raised in Bourbon, Missouri, a small town 60 miles southwest of St. Louis, Missouri. She is the eldest daughter of Roger and Suzanne Louderman and has four sisters, Hannah, Olivia, Morgan, and Madison.

In 2001 at the age of 10, she was cast in the title role of Annie at Ozark Actors Theatre in Rolla, Missouri.[1][2]

She graduated from Sullivan High School and then attended the University of Michigan for two years before leaving the program to star as Campbell in the touring production of Bring It On: The Musical.[3]

Career[edit]

After her sophomore year at the University of Michigan, she appeared as Margot in 2011 production of Legally Blonde at The Muny.[4] It was during this time she learned she had been cast as the lead role of Campbell in the touring production of Bring It On: The Musical.[5] After its national tour, Bring It On: The Musical then transferred to Broadway in 2012 with Louderman, making her Broadway debut.[6]

Her additional stage credits include the role of Lauren in Kinky Boots. Louderman also appeared as Wendy in NBC's 2014 live production of the musical Peter Pan.

Credits[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Year(s) Production Role Location Category
2008 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Ensemble The Robert G. Reim Theatre Regional
2009 Alice in Wonderland Rose
2010 Beauty and the Beast Ensemble The Muny
Footloose Ensemble
2011 Legally Blonde Margot
2011–12 Bring It On Campbell Davis N/A Pre-Broadway National Tour
2012 St. James Theatre Broadway
2013 Footloose Ariel Moore Kansas City Starlight Theatre Regional
2014 Grease Sandy Dumbrowski Paper Mill Playhouse
The Muny
2015 Hairspray Amber Von Tussle The Muny
Gigantic Ashley Penrod Vineyard Theatre Off-Broadway
2016 Ride the Cyclone Ocean MCC Theater
Aida Amneris The Muny Regional
2017 Kinky Boots Lauren (replacement) Al Hirschfeld Theatre Broadway
Hollywood Nurses Nurse Jenny Tyler Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theatre Benefit Reading
Mean Girls Regina George National Theatre Out-of-Town Tryout
2018 August Wilson Theatre Broadway

Sources:[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Ref.
2008 Shadowland Obnoxious Girl #1
2014 Life of an Actress: The Musical Jen
[9]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2014 Peter Pan Live! Wendy Darling Live television movie
[10]
2016 High Maintenance Alexa Episode: "Meth(od)"
[11]
2017 Sunny Day Blair (voice) 13 episodes
[12]
2018 The Good Fight Tara Strokes Episode: "Day 492"
[13]
Saturday Night Live Herself (uncredited) Episode: "Tina Fey"
[14]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2013 The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show Bring It On Nominated
[15]
2018 Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical Mean Girls Nominated
[16]
Drama League Award Distinguished Performance Nominated
[17]
Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominated
[18]
Broadway.com Audience Awards Favorite Diva Performance Won
[19]

Discography[edit]

Cast recordings and soundtracks[edit]

  • Bring It On: The Musical – Original Broadway Cast Recording (2012)[20]
  • Peter Pan Live! – Soundtrack from the NBC television event (2014)[21]
  • Life of an Actress: The Musical – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2015)[9]
  • Mean Girls – Original Broadway Cast Recording (2018)[22]

Collaborative projects[edit]

  • Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 14 (2012)[23]
  • Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 20 (2018)[24]

As featured artist[edit]

  • "Rockin' Around the Pole" by The Hot Elves (2018)[25]