Laura Dickinson-Turner is an actor, director, writer, instructor, ally, and first-year MFA student (Acting Option) at Cal State LA. THEDEADGUY is her second production at Cal State LA; last semester she was Esperanza in a bi-lingual adaptation of Lope de Vega’s FUENTEOVEJUNA, directed by Anna Estrada.
In 2015 Laura appeared as Laura Wingfield in Stage 3’s production of THEGLASSMENAGERIE, which earned her a Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance ELLY Award nomination.
SELECTEDROLES AT PROSPECTTHEATERPROJECT:
Rosemary Sydney (PICNIC), Mary Haynes (THEWOMEN), Eliza Dolittle (PYGMALION), and Prudence (BEYONDTHERAPY).
SELECTEDROLES AT CSUSTANISLAUS:
Cordelia (KINGLEAR), Viola (TWELFTHNIGHT), Lady Macbeth (MACBETH), Nurse (ROMEO & JULIET), and Alice (YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITHYOU).
SELECTEDDIRECTINGCREDITS: SCOTLANDROAD at Center Stage Conservatory, SERVANT OF TWOMASTERS and BRIGHTONBEACHMEMOIRS at Thomas Downey High School, and FIVESECONDS TO AIR, an off-off Broadway show she co-wrote and co-produced with her friend Evan Thomas during her 4-year stint in NYC.
Also in NYC, she regularly appeared at the Broadway Comedy Club as actor/director in the sketch comedy group MyMK47.
Laura is grateful for the work of directors Randee Trabitz and Leslie Ishii, and for the work of all artists who use their voices to educate, empower, and encourage empathy. You can find Laura online at lauradickinsonturner.com