Laura holds a B.F.A. in Acting from UConn and an M.A. in English/Dramatic Literature from Trinity College. She was a lecturer in Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut for six years and a teacher of Theatre at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts for five years. A founding member of Capital Classics, Laura directed The Tempest, It’s A Wonderful Life On Air, The Capital Classics' Radio Revue, The Lazy Days of Summer Radio Revue, and A Midsummer at the Bellamy-Ferriday House. She wrote Homecircles: Chapters in the Life of Noah Webster commissioned by the Noah Webster House. She has overseen the development and production of numerous Capital Classics performances and she created the company’s “Living, Breathing Shakespeare” education curriculum. Favorite onstage roles include: Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Mistress Quickly in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet, Antipholous in A Comedy of Errors, and Gertrude in Hamlet. Laura has professional acting experience in California, Connecticut and the midwest. She also works as a writer, editor and teacher.