Laura’s career as an actor, singer, writer, director and producer has spanned over 30 years. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BFA in Acting, and most recently graduated from UBC with an MFA in Directing. Her thesis show was Machinal which premiered at the Frederic Wood Theatre in December of 2021. Laura has worked in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver.
Vancouver acting credits include work with theatre companies such as Green Thumb Theatre, Ruby Slippers, Theatre Conspiracy and Axis Theatre. Laura has also played the (in)famous Leni Riefenstahl in Mieko Ouchi’s The Blue Light. She also played the ultimate diva, Maria Callas, in Masterclass for Opera Mariposa. Laura was a co-recipient of a Jessie Richardson Award for a tour with Axis Theatre. Vancouver film and television credits include Saving Milly, The League of Lefties, Noah’s Arc and Traveler and the award-winning independent film entitled, Floating Away. In 2004 Laura founded Fugue Theatre, a theatre company dedicated to the commissioning and production of original Canadian operettas, musicals and plays with music. As an artist transitioning into directing, Laura hopes to continue expanding her craft through learning with as many diverse artists as possible in a spirit of respect, integrity, equity, and inclusion.