Laura Anne Harris

Laura Anne Harris (PLAYWRIGHT) is a writer/performer/director, born and raised in Victoria, B.C. Laura trained at the University of Victoria’s Acting program and graduated in 2007. Since graduating, she has appeared at the Belfry Theatre in Theatre Bombus’ production of The Josephine Knot written by Meg Braem and directed by Amiel Gladstone. Also, she acted and assistant directed inmates at William Head Institute with their production of Waiting For Godot.

Laura wrote and starred in Pitch Blond at the 2007 Victoria Fringe Festival where she won the 2007 Critic’s Choice Award for ‘Best Fringe Production.’ Pitch Blond chronicles actor Judy Holliday’s testimony during Senator Joseph McCarthy’s inquisitions. Since then she has performed this production to a sold-out run at the 2008 Uno Festival in Victoria, B.C., the Sunset Theatre (Wells, B.C.), the Chutzpah Festival (Vancouver, B.C.), the 2009 Femfest (Winnipeg, MB) and the 2011 Oh Solo Mio Festival (London, ON). In January 2013, Pitch Blond was one of the top grossing shows featured at Toronto’s Next Stage Theatre Festival.

Most recently, Laura debuted her newest solo show The Homemaker at the Wakefield current TaDa Festival of New Works as well as premiered the show in Toronto at the 25th Annual Toronto Fringe. This year Now Magazine listed her as one of the top 10 artists to watch at the Toronto Fringe.

Currently Laura is working in Toronto with Steady State Theatre Projects as a member of their Writer’s Unit.