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A native of the Twin Cities, Laura studied Theater at St. Catherine University, graduating with honors in 2009. Her most recent theater credits include Clarissa in "Spider's Web," Gwendolyn on "The Importance of Being Earnest," and the First Witch in "Macbeth." She lives in St. Paul, MN with her ... (read more)
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Bio:
A native of the Twin Cities, Laura studied Theater at St. Catherine University, graduating with honors in 2009. Her most recent theater credits include Clarissa in "Spider's Web," Gwendolyn on "The Importance of Being Earnest," and the First Witch in "Macbeth." She lives in St. Paul, MN with her ... (read more)
LO (OR DEAR MR. WELLS) Explores Uncomfortable Territory In Sex And PowerLO (OR DEAR MR. WELLS) Explores Uncomfortable Territory In Sex And Power
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells) is a daring two-hander that asks whether an intimate relationship with glaring power imbalances can be anything but coercive. It depicts a relationship between a 15-year-old high school student and her English teacher, exploring questions of consent, sex and power. Written by Toronto-based playwright Rose Napoli, it was nominated in 2018 for a Dora Award for Best New Play, highlighting Napoli's unflinching honesty in difficult territory. It is on the GCTC main stage with two previews on April 30 and May 1 and an opening night on May 2. It runs until May 17, 2019. (more...)

Laura Anderson Barbata Announced As Production Designer Of Fort Worth Opera World Premiere COMPANIONSHIPLaura Anderson Barbata Announced As Production Designer Of Fort Worth Opera World Premiere COMPANIONSHIP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Fort Worth Opera (FWO) is proud to announce a new collaborative partnership with Mexico City-born artist Laura Anderson Barbata, for the world premiere of composer-librettist Rachel J. Peters's savagely funny dark comedy, Companionship.  (more...)

Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design Awards Winners AnnouncedCanadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design Awards Winners Announced
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Joanna Syrokomla and Cynthia Amsden, Co-Chairs of the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design (CAFTCAD) Awards are very pleased to announce the official winners of this evening's gala. The CAFTCAD Awards congratulate the nominees and the winners and thank the team who worked diligently to make this evening possible, the generosity of the sponsors, as well as all the costumers who submitted their designs. We look forward to the 2020 CAFTCAD Awards. (more...)

BRIC Presents Laura Anderson Barbata's THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDERBRIC Presents Laura Anderson Barbata's THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Victorian Mexican Indigenous mezzo soprano Julia Pastrana was billed as "The Ugliest Woman in the World." A title given to her by her manager-husband Theodore Lent, she was exhibited by him and others in the United States and Europe during her life and after her death for 150 years. Chronicling 10 years of work to have Pastrana's body repatriated to Mexico for burial, the renowned artist Laura Anderson Barbata conducts audiences through a series of stories, exercises, and thought experiments towards an experience of radical empathy and a re-examination of the value of a human life. (more...)

Photo Flash: AIDA Opens At On Pitch Performing Arts This FebruaryPhoto Flash: AIDA Opens At On Pitch Performing Arts This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The timeless love story Aida  plays at On Pitch Performing Arts February 1st-16th.  (more...)

BRIC Announces Programming For Milestone 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

BRIC, the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, announces programming for its milestone 40th Anniversary season at BRIC House (September 2018-May 2019)-the organization's award-winning 40,000SF Downtown Brooklyn home. The season at BRIC House-its first under newly appointed BRIC President Kristina Newman-Scott-highlights the central idea that has animated BRIC's identity from the very beginning: that to create the future we want to see, artists must be supported in their role as civic leaders and citizens must be empowered to speak in their own creative voice. The season also deepens the organization's inclusive approach to both local and global discussions, and the places where they intersect. (more...)

Mexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New   Performance About 'The Ugliest Woman In The World' At Amphibian Stage ProductionsMexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New Performance About 'The Ugliest Woman In The World' At Amphibian Stage Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Amphibian Stage Productions is proud to host internationally-renowned artist Laura Anderson Barbata as she develops her one-woman play, The Eye of the Beholder. Performances will be Friday, March 23rd, and Saturday, March 24th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

CYRANO, KING LIZ, WE'RE GONNA DIE and More Set for Amphibian Stage Productions' 2018 SeasonCYRANO, KING LIZ, WE'RE GONNA DIE and More Set for Amphibian Stage Productions' 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Amphibian Stage Productions, the contemporary theatre cultural explorers call home, has announced its 2018 Season, featuring classic and new work by diverse playwrights, the return of the Phib Comedy Series with an all-star cast of comedians curated by Baron Vaughn, and the ever-popular National Theatre Live screenings in partnership with The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. (more...)

BRIC Announces Fall 2016 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

In its award-winning arts center in downtown brooklyn, BRIC presents and incubates fresh work by artists and media-makers reflecting NYC's diversity. (more...)

Music of Remembrance Presents World Premiere of 'Out of Darkness', A New Opera This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2016

Seattle-based Music of Remembrance (MOR) will present the world premiere of Out of Darkness at 4:00 p.m. on May 22, 2016, at the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Seattle's Benaroya Hall, and again at 7:30 p.m. on May 25 and 26 at the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. (more...)

DON QUIXOTE Opens Tonight at Amphibian Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions opens its third main stage production of the 2015 season, The QUIXOTIC DAYS AND ERRANT NIGHTS OF THE KNIGHT ERRANT DON QUIXOTE by Brenda Withers, next Today, kicking off a four-week run of the play. (more...)

DON QUIXOTE to Open 7/9 at Amphibian Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions opens its third main stage production of the 2015 season, The QUIXOTIC DAYS AND ERRANT NIGHTS OF THE KNIGHT ERRANT DON QUIXOTE by Brenda Withers, next Thursday, kicking off a four-week run of the play. (more...)

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