November 2018.

August 2018. 
Laura’s short play SEEDS is being  produced as part of the Third Ten-Minute Play Festival at New Native Theatre, St. Paul, MN, August 8 - 12. 

May 2018. 
Laura’s play Portrait of a Nude ran May 8 - 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m., at Studio Theatre, produced by the West Bridgford Dramatic Society, Nottingham, U.K. 

April 2018. 

Laura’s short play White Dress, directed by Jule Aaron, is part of the 2018 One Acts at The Group Rep, Los Angeles. It runs April 14 - May 20, 2018. 

April 11: Laura has a scene published in Later Chapters: The Best Monologues and Scenes For Actors over Fifty, edited by Diana Amsterdam. 

March 2018. 
Laura’s screenplay Chasing Honey was a finalist in the Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York, March 15 - 22, 2018.  
The screenplay of Chasing Honey was also selected as a semi-finalist in Women Who Write in Film. 
Laura is on the American Theatre "List of Native Theatres and Theatremakers."

February 2018. 
February 21: Laura’s short play #51 was posted on YouTube by the Phillips Collection, as part of the Migration Series short plays inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s work.  

November  2017. 
Laura’s short play Seeds was part of Native Voices Short Play Festival, Sunday, November 12th (1:30 p.m. performance at Native Voices at the Autry) and Monday, November 13th (7:30 p.m. performance at La Jolla Playhouse).  Laura won the 2017 Native Voices Von Marie Atchley Award for Excellence in Playwriting. 

Recommended Links


Native American Women Playwrights Archive (NAWPA)
Imaginal Institute
Spring Journal and Books
Moonstruck Drama Bookstore
Jennie Webb
Native Earth Performing Arts
Jon Klein

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