ACTRESS & VOCALIST
Laura studied voice at The University of Leeds and The Royal Academy of Music, where she was made an Associate in 2018.
She has worked extensively as a Session Singer, Concert Artist and Actress with some of the industry’s biggest names including Eric Clapton, Elton John, Huey Lewis, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Guy Chambers, Jason Robert Brown, Bryn Terfyl, Gary Barlow, Ronan Keating, Joe Stilgoe, Bonnie Tyler, Mike Rutherford, Tony Hadley, Tico Torres, Imelda May, Pixie Lott, Nick Jonas, Michael Ball, Phillip Schofield, Alfie Boe, Marisha Wallace, Kimberly Walsh, Kiki Dee, Elaine Paige, Il Divo, Bring Me The Horizon, Mica Paris and Des O’Connor.
Her work on film soundtracks has meant having the great privilege of working with Bjorn Ulveaus, Tom Hooper, Danny Elfman, Marc Shaiman, Alan Menken, Rob Marshall, Andy Garcia and Emma Thompson, among others. These titles include Cyrano (Working Title), Cinderella (Sony), Cats (Working Title), Last Christmas (Universal), Mission Impossible - Fallout (Paramount), Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again (Universal), Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (Marvel), Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (20th Century Fox), Aladdin (Live Action), Mary Poppins Returns, Into The Woods and Alice Through The Looking Glass (All Walt Disney Pictures). With thanks to Capital Voices and Metro Voices.
Laura opened BBC’s Children in Need in 2019 as part of the cast of School of Rock. She has performed on Britain’s Got Talent, The Royal Variety Performance and The Classical Brit Awards. She can be seen in the T-Mobile Welcome Home Advert Campaign, Keith Lemon’s Lemon La Vida Loca (ITV 2), How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? (BBC), The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals (BBC) and Midsomer Murders (ITV). For BBC Radio 2, she has featured on a number of episodes of Friday Night is Music Night as well as performing Edge of Seventeen live as part of the 2019 Comic Relief Dancethon. In 2017, her voice was used as part of Stella McCartney’s Finale at Paris Fashion week, in a tribute to George Michael.
As a concert artist, Laura has performed in some of the UK’s most prestigious venues including The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, The 02 Arena, The London Palladium, The Barbican, The London Coliseum, The National Theatre, Cadogan Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and The Hammersmith Apollo. She has performed as a soloist with the London Concert Orchestra, The BBC Concert Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and The London Musical Theatre Orchestra. She has performed at The Opera House in Dubai, The Grand Theatre in Singapore, The Granaries Square in Floriana, Malta and for The Formula 1 in Abu Dhabi. Her most memorable performances include Game of Thrones: Live Concert Experience at Wembley’s SSE Arena and BBC’s Proms in the Park (Hyde Park) in front of an audience of 40,000.
Laura continues to work in Musical Theatre, most recently playing the role of Rosalie Mullins in School of Rock at The Gillian Lynne Theatre, London.
Other credits include: Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester Festival Theatre), Into The Woods (Menier Chocolate Factory), Love Me Tender (UK Tour), A Little Night Music (Palace), Forbidden Broadway (Vaudville), Kiss Me Kate (BBC Prom, Royal Albert Hall), The World Goes Round (Lyric, Belfast), The Wizard of Oz (London Palladium), Shoes (Peacock), Les Miserables (25th Anniversary Tour).
Workshops include: Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre), Miss Littlewood (RSC), The Pied Piper (National Theatre).
Laura features on the Original Cast Recordings of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella and The Wizard of Oz as well as Les Miserables LIVE! (The 2010 Cast Album) and Les Miserables - In Concert - The 25th Anniversary (filmed at The O2 Arena).