An alumni of Ibsen Dance Theatre, Laura began dancing at age 3 and has continued her study of dance over the past 25 years. While dancing Ibsen, she became a member of the Ibsen Ballet Theater company in its second season. She has had training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, and Hip Hop. While in college, she studied the history of dance encompassing all forms from ancient rituals to modern dances.
In addition to her passion for dance, Laura has a passion for music. She has an extensive background in musical theatre including 21 seasons with Gladstone Theatre in the Park and holds a B.A in Vocal Music Performance from Northwest Missouri State University having focused on the verismo and bel canto operatic genres.