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THRIVING ACTOR Industry Event with Special Guests

February 29, 2020

Thanks to my mentor, Jordan Ancel, I got to spend leap day at a beautifully inspiring industry event in Hollywood. Special guests included legendary CD Jane Jenkins, CD Jeremy Gordon, Agent Brianna Ancel and Manager Sara Schuelein. A full day of learning how to get shit done, working on our goals and getting advice from the best of the best. Plus, some dancing and crying definitely made it unforgettable.

Audition for HBO's Euphoria

January 27, 2020

One of my favorite HBO show's, Euphoria, held an open casting call for its second season. I took my chance, because YOOO I'd love to be on this show for their wonderful eye make up alone! Let's have our fingers crossed so this redhead gets a callback for this badass dream tv show!

Performance of "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"

January 26, 2020

I got to perform a scene from the iconic movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" for a group of rad directors at the Hollywood Complex! Big shout out to Melissa for casting me and giving me the opportunity to work on this wonderful script! Favorite line "I'm a vindictive little bitch sometimes". 

5 Day Bernie Hiller Masterclass with Special Guests

December 08, 2019

Just finished an inspiring 5 day acting Masterclass with Bernie Hiller! I got to meet and perform amongst the most talented actors from over 20 different countries. Special guests included Kerry Barden, Jackie Lewis, Spencer Garrett, Darryl Marshak and A.R. Rahman. It was an honor to perform in front of them and I learned so much from every single individual. I'm so grateful for this opportunity and that I get to keep all the special memories in my heart forever. 

BOOKED IT! Bank of America VR industrial!

November 21, 2019

I booked an industrial for Bank of America where I got to film for a Virtual Reality experience for the first time! Definitely an exciting opportunity and I hope I get to do more VR projects in the future!

Procedural Drama Workshop with Kendra Castleberry

October 26, 2019

I had the opportunity to work with big time procedural casting director Kendra Castleberry at ACE Studios in Burbank! I gained so much insight into auditioning for Co-Star and Guest-Star roles on procedurals like Castle or Criminal Minds. 

Updated 2019 Reel!

September 27, 2019

I filmed 3 scenes last month with the amazing people from REELARC to better showcase my type. We filmed a funny eccentric cat lady scene (rom-com), a genius badass hacker scene (procedurals) and a caring runaway mutant scene (sci-fi/comic book). I'm very happy to see how it all turned out and you can watch the video by clicking the image!

New and edgy headshots

September 09, 2019

Thanks to the amazing Dylan Patrick I finally have new headshots! I highly recommend working with him (he also has the most adorable dog). These shots are perfect to showcase my type as the edgy and incredibly smart hacker who will occasionally steal your wallet. 

I moved to Los Angeles :)

July 01, 2019

After months of waiting for my artist visa to be approved it finally happened! So I fulfilled my childhood dream and I moved to Los Angeles. I'm excited to see what opportunities and people this city will bring into my life :)

Vienna & London Masterclass with Bernard Hiller

April 27, 2019

Big big thank you to Bernie for his amazing Vienna and London acting class! I had so much fun meeting fellow actors from both cities and to be able to learn from amazing guest speakers like Academy Award Winner Stefan Ruzowitzky and CD Dan Hubbard! Super transformative couple of days and I can't wait to be a part of the next one!

Another interview! This time on the radio!

November 27, 2018

I had another cool opportunity to talk about my career. I was interviewed on ORF Radio and it aired today! It was a great opportunity to inspire others to follow their dreams and to motivate myself to continue to work hard. Thanks to everyone who tuned in! (If you missed it you can listen to the entire interview here on my website in the "press" section.)

My first TV show interview!

November 01, 2018

This month you can watch my interview on the Austrian TV Channel TV1. We talked about my acting career, my work with Bill Hader, my LOVE for Harry Potter, my dream roles and much more! This has been such a cool experience and something I've always wanted to do (more proof that I'm an actual witch). Click on the photo if you want to see the interview!

I'm one of 35 people you need to know?

October 29, 2018

What? I'm mentioned in the OÖ Magazine as one of "35 people from Wels that one needs to know". I accidentally stumbled upon this article (Yes, I had no idea it existed) and it's such a funny feeling to read an article about myself. My cat is immensely proud and I'm really grateful from all the support from back home!

"BUGA" was officially seleced for the International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

September 30, 2018

Big congrats to everyone involved with the feature film BUGA! This film deals with the modern day problems with immigration and as an immigrant myself I'm so stoked to be a part of it! I play the role of Hollywood actress Emma Stone in this film because apparently all redheads look the same? Just kidding! I'm excited for everyone to see this film!

"Mine" received "honorable mention" award at the Global Film Festival in Los Angeles!

June 30, 2018

The short film "Mine" in which I played the lead character, Mia, was selected for the Global Film Festival in Los Angeles and shortly after was awarded in the category "honorable mention". This film means a lot to me as it deals with domestic violence which is a topic very dear to my heart. Best of all, I got to work with some of my best friends on this project! A win all around!

Mom - I'm in a newspaper!

March 22, 2018

How lucky am I? The Austrian newspaper "OÖ Nachrichten" wrote a beautiful and GIGANTIC article about me! In it I talk about my acting career in the States, winning Best Actress at the Strasberg Festival, my films and much more! BIG thank you to Eric Famler for writing such an incredible article and thanks to my family for buying at least 10 copies! 

I won "Best Actress" at the Strasberg Film Festival!

March 16, 2018

I won the award for Best Actress at the Strasberg Film Festival! This is my first award ever and I'm forever grateful for everyone who voted and supported me and my film! Exactly 3 years ago I started my acting journey at Strasberg and I'm so lucky that even after graduation it continues to be a safe haven for me and all the other artists. Feeling very blessed and loved. 

Come see me in the one act play "Spilled Milk"

March 07, 2018

Happy to announce that I was cast as the lead character Helen in Kellie Powell's one act play "Spilled Milk". Come see our performance at the Producer's Club on March 23rd at 8:00 pm, March 24th at 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm or March 25th at 3:00 pm. Get your tickets here: lcp.ticketleap.com/desk/ (or click on the photo)
 

Starred in "Run Away, Far Away"

February 17, 2018

I'm grateful for this opportunity to have acted in another important project. This film tells the story of a veteran returning from war but bringing home all the pain and troubles he experienced. This film shines a light on PTSD and how it affects the people struggling with it and their families.

Screening in Times Square!

February 03, 2018

"An Unreliable Narrator" received official selection for the Macoproject Film Festival and was screened at the Playroom Theatre in Times Square. It was an incredible experience to see our film on the big screen. Very excited to see how far this film will go. 

Wrapped the short film "Ana & Bara"

January 28, 2018

I got to be on set for 5 days playing Ana in the short film "Ana & Bara" written and directed by Zoe Fleer. This was a beautiful and challenging script and character to work on and I can't wait to share it with the world!

Joined the "Love Creek Productions" Theatre Company

January 21, 2018

I'm so thankful to be a member of the Love Creek Productions Theatre Company. After months of short films, commercials and music videos I'm excited to be working on stage again!

Finished the short film "An Unreliable Narrator"

December 10, 2017

I had the pleasure to play the lead in the short film "An Unreliable Narrator", a film about an actress/director who decides to make a film about her recent break up in the hopes of finding closure that way. It was wonderful to be a part of such a wonderful project with an amazing cast and crew.

Wrapped "Need To Be Skinny" Short Film

November 26, 2017

I got to play the lead in this SVA short film about a young woman struggling with her eating disorder as she is away at college. I'm so grateful to have been part of a story/topic that is so important and bring some light to this mental illness that so many people struggle with!

Finished shooting the short film "Mine"

October 08, 2017

We finished the short "Mine", a film about domestic violence. This was a very challenging and difficult story to tell, but I'm very grateful to have worked with such an amazing team on shedding light on such an important topic. 

Staged Reading of "Anymore" by Carole Thompson at the New Dramatists

September 26, 2017

In this staged reading of "Anymore" directed by Elizabeth Van Dyck I got to read for the character of Despo Xanthos. This is a beautiful and important new play exploring the segregation of American schools in the new millennial. I'm so grateful to have been part of this reading with such an amazing cast, playwright and director. 

Steve Martin's "Caroline" Music Video

August 18, 2017

Steve Martin's new music video for his single "Caroline" finally got released! I was privileged enough to star in it alongside Bill Hader and Cecily Strong from SNL! Check out the video here :)

BOMBAS Commercial

July 22, 2017

I got to be a part of a fun commercial shoot for BOMBAS! This shoot in East Williamsburg involved a lot of dancing in colorful socks :)

Featured on Zirkova.com for Diversity Campaign

July 10, 2017

Very honored to be featured in the very important collaboration video between Zirkova Vodka and the NGO "OneTogether". Their message is to celebrate people for who they are all around the world.

Interview for Backstage Magazine

July 06, 2017

Very excited to be featured in the Backstage magazine. Backstage is an entertainment-industry brand aimed at people working in the performing arts and film. Read my interview about my acting work here!

On set for the ID Channel's Ralph Friedman Series

May 22, 2017

Fun shoot in Paramus, NJ for the ID Channel's Ralph Friedman Series (Episode 106) which will air in September!

Started freelancing with Stefanie Field Talent & Entertainment Agency

May 01, 2017

Started freelancing with the NJ based agency!

Finished the Short Film "Bird On A Wire"

April 29, 2017

Bird on a Wire is a silent black & white short film written and directed by Johnny Han. It's about loneliness and the love between two women who can't be with each other. Click here to watch it!

Cast in the play "Twin Restaurants" written by Jian San

March 18, 2017

Very excited to be cast in the role of Angel in Jian San's new play Twin Restaurants directed by Tony Wang. We'll have 2 performances - May 6th and 7th - at the Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America. This show is both in English and Chinese (with English subtitles).

Keiko's Hands NYU thesis film

February 23, 2017

Fun time shooting the NYU thesis film "Keiko's Hands" in Central Park.

Completed the 2 Year Conservatory Program at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute

December 16, 2016

Laura graduated from the 2 Year Conservatory Program at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute after having performed in 3 successful Conservatory Performances. She performed as Rose in Annie Baker's "The Flick", as Emily in William Saroyan's "Hello Out There" and as Pearl in Jonathan Rand's "Check Please".

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