Competitive Scottish Highland Dance…
- six-time U.S. Champion
- two-time 1st-runner up World Champion
- Scottish Champion
- four-time Western States Open Champion
- five-time winner of the City of Edinburgh Medal
- British Overseas Champion
- Atlantic International Champion
Professional Dance Theatre…
- A Ballet Arizona company member, who performed principal, solo, and ensemble works by iconic choreographers, including George Balanchine, Ben Stevenson, Paul Taylor, and company artistic director, Michael Uthoff.
Independent Production, Direction, Choreography, Performance, and Post-Production…
both a live production and multimedia video release, featuring Laura’s signature blend of Classical, contemporary, and Celtic choreography and the musical performances of Scottish fiddler, Alasdair Fraser and cellist, Natalie Haas.
- The School of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia, PA
- The School of Ballet Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
- Catherine Hynd School of Highland Dancing, Manhattan Beach, CA
- Summa cum laude, honors graduate of Arizona State’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. History major. Other areas of academic emphasis included political theory, philosophy, math, and drama.
Other Skills & Interests…
- Video editing
- Graphic design
- Writing (political/social commentary)
- Animal rescue
- Politics (lobbying/campaigning)