ABOUT LAURA

Laura Axelrod is an author and playwright. Originally from Connecticut, she received her BFA and MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. As a journalist, her work has appeared in The Birmingham News and Humanities – published by the National Endowment for the Humanities. She was also a columnist at The Clyde Fitch Report, in which she interviewed changemakers and key people in the US arts scene. 

 

Her published books include her play, Everybody in This House and a collection of early poetry and monologues, A Measuring Cup of Balances. 

 

Laura was one of the first wave of theater bloggers in the United States, a role that was discussed in the book, Theatre Blogging: The Emergence of a Critical Culture by Megan Vaughan. 

 

In 2008, Laura created Project 1968, a blog docu-novel exploring the lives of three young women in that tumultuous year. Educause Review discussed Project 1968 in  “Web 2.0 Storytelling: Emergence of a New Genre.”

 

As a playwright, her work has been performed in New York, California and Europe. 

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