My experience with Bag&Baggage can only be described as life changing. It is in this little theatre troupe in Hillsboro where I feed a strong and passionate drive to entertain, educate, and grow as an artist.

Lawrence Siulagi
Associate Artist, Projection Designer

Lawrence Siulagi found a new home with Bag&Baggage Theatre when he was cast in Romeo & Juliet/Layla & Majnun (as The Sayyid). Previously he was in Portland Actor’s Ensemble’s production of Antony & Cleopatra (as Alexas). He performed in a variety of roles while pursuing an Applied Bachelor of Theatre Arts (directing emphasis) at San Diego State University. His favorite roles include Iphigenia in Aulis (as King Agamemnon), The Mikado (as The Mikado), Waiting for Godot (as Pozzo), and A Flea in Her Ear (as Carlos Homénides). After college he founded Actors for Actors Theatre Co. where he directed and produced six plays, including the world premiere of Conversations With The Adversary in San Diego playhouses.

He taught at San Diego Junior Theater and directed their Footlighters troupe at an experimental theater in a night of one-acts. Other companies Lawrence performed with included Portland Opera (as Roberti in Tosca), Los Angeles Opera (Nixon in China and Don Carlo), and staged readings with Linestorm Playwrights, Milagro Theatre, Cerimon House and PDX Playwrights.

Lawrence is also a resident sound designer with Milagro Theatre where he designed seven shows including Astucias Por Heredar… and American Night. An accomplished projection designer Lawrence created projections for Óyé Oyá (dir: Estefania Fadul) and sound and projections for Not My Revolution (dir: Louanne Moldovan) at the Theatertage Festival Hanau & Bremer Shakespeare Theatre in Germany.