Laura is a theatre artist from Vancouver, B.C. who works primarily as a stage manager, director, and educator. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of British Columbia, and also studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England. Laura has worked with many local companies as an actor, director, and stage manager, including Awkward Stage Productions, Eternal Theatre Collective, Brave New Play Rites, Carousel Theatre, and the Canadian Improv Games. Laura is interested in improvised and devised work, and exploring the ways in which theatre can be an agent of change in the world. She is delighted to be able to share her love of theatre with her students, and encourage them to tell their own stories and boldly make mistakes.