Laura is the Project Manager for the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance. Most recently, Laura was the Production Stage Manager for the Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland. Prior to OCT Laura spent ten years as a freelance stage manager, primarily working in opera. She has worked for companies across the United States including Seattle Opera, The 5th Avenue Theatre, Florentine Opera, Opera Omaha, Wolf Trap Opera, as well as IU's Jacobs School of Music. Laura also spent five seasons with the Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre, where she ended her tenure as the Production Manager supervising the stage management staff for the company's six summer repertory main stage productions.