Laurel graduated in 2017 from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) with a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Music Theatre).
Her love of performing grew from the influence of her family's strong involvement in music and dance.
Laurel’s theatre credits include: Cassius in Julius Caesar
and Helga in Cabaret (NASDA); Hairspray, An Evening of Rogers and Hammerstein Classics and Wicked (Showbiz Christchurch).
She also has been at part of the Christchurch International Musical Theatre Summer School (CIMTSS) since 2014 and has completed their Emerging Professionals programme where she worked with Broadway performers Jonathan Groff, Sutton Foster, Julia Murney and Andrea Burns.
Laurel is a proud member of Equity New Zealand.