M.F.A., University of Houston
Society of American Fight Directors: Certified in unarmed, single sword, and rapier/dagger
- Introduction to Theater
Laura Menzie is an Actor, Educator, and Theatre Maker. She has studied at the Uta Hagen Institute, the Terry Knickerbocker Studio, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and at the Accademia Dell’arte. She was also part of a collaborative devising ensemble in Querétaro Mexico with Icaro Teatro in 2013 and 2014 and a year-long writing and devising team for Modern Chalk Circle, a modern re-telling of The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Laura’s core training has been in Shakespeare and some favorite roles include Juliet, Ophelia, Beatrice, the Dutchess of York, as well as the titular role of Tartuffe at the Queens Theatre in NYC. She is passionate about helping students find their own way into dramatic material and about reimagining “traditional” theatre texts.