Laura Dickinson-Turner is an actor, director, writer, instructor, ally, and first-year MFA student (Acting Option) at Cal State LA. THE DEAD GUY is her second production at Cal State LA; last semester she was Esperanza in a bi-lingual adaptation of Lope de Vega’s FUENTE OVEJUNA, directed by Anna Estrada.
In 2015 Laura appeared as Laura Wingfield in Stage 3’s production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, which earned her a Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance ELLY Award nomination.
SELECTED ROLES AT PROSPECT THEATER PROJECT:
Rosemary Sydney (PICNIC), Mary Haynes (THE WOMEN), Eliza Dolittle (PYGMALION), and Prudence (BEYOND THERAPY).
SELECTED ROLES AT CSU STANISLAUS:
Cordelia (KING LEAR), Viola (TWELFTH NIGHT), Lady Macbeth (MACBETH), Nurse (ROMEO & JULIET), and Alice (YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU).
SELECTED DIRECTING CREDITS:
SCOTLAND ROAD at Center Stage Conservatory, SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS and BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at Thomas Downey High School, and FIVE SECONDS 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