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 and 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 ITS 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 and 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 and 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 ITS faculty and ensemble and is the company’s Student Welfare Officer.