A native New Yorker, Laura has worked around the world as a director, producer, casting director, and photographer.
Laura is the Founder & Artistic Director of KOTA Productions, a non-profit theater company based in New York City. The company has received five-star ratings from industry professionals and clients. Laura has directed & produced work at Signature Theatre, Theatre Row, The Pearl, Davenport, HERE Arts Center, Marjorie S. Deane Theater, and the York Theatre, to name a few. Concerts have been held at The Triad, Symphony Space, and 54 Below.
Laura has been fortunate to work alongside some of the industries most talented professionals at The Metropolitan Opera, American Ballet Theatre, English National Opera in London, and on NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!". Her credits as a Casting Director range from large-scale events to award-winning films.
As one of the most highly recommended headshot photographers for young actors in NYC, Laura's clients are consistently booking the latest Hollywood films, Broadway shows, National Tours, national commercials, and print ads.
Part of Laura's mission from day one was to give back through the arts. A two-time participant in the Broadway Sleep Out, Laura has helped raise funds to aid homeless youth by sleeping out on the streets of New York. Find out more about the organizations and charities she has partnered with to help those in need.