Laura Hart – Outreach, Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Laura has been performing for over fifteen years. She has worked creatively with not for profit organisations such as Camp Quality, The Starlight Children’s Foundation, Ted Noffs & Milkcrate Theatre. Laura is a 2017 Young Social Pioneer with the Foundation for Young Australians – developing and sharing her improv comedy program for people with anxiety. Laura has written sketch comedy for shows such as Sketchy At Best (2016 & 2017 Giant Dwarf Theatre) and The Cusp, and was a 2016 State Finalist for Triple J’s Raw Comedy Competition. She has trained at Impro Australia, Improv Theatre Sydney & UCB.

Laura is a member of all-female improv troupe Confetti Gun and recently toured to New York to perform in the shows Queer, Far, Wherever You Are & Confetti Gun. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Charles Sturt university with a major in Media and Theatre. Laura is particularly interested in how improvisation and mental wellbeing intersect. She sees humour as a tool to build resilience, and uses improv as a mindfulness practice. Laura is a member of the Improv Theatre Sydney Faculty & Ensemble and is the company’s Outreach, Diversity & Inclusion Officer.