November 25-December 22: Lara will be playing The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Musical Christmas Carol at the Pittsburgh CLO starring Mark Jacoby as Scrooge! Info here.
November 17: Cortland Repertory's production of Legally Blonde (Lara played Elle) wins BEST MUSICAL at the Syracuse Area Live Theater Awards! Also awarded was Best Director Trey Compton. OMG!
October 18th-November 10th: In her return to the stage since August's back surgery, Lara will playing Lily St. Regis in Annie at Casa Manana in Fort Worth, TX! Tickets and information here!
July 7- August 4th: The Dancing Queen is back! Lara heads to the Timber Lake Playhouse in Mt. Carroll, IL to play Tanya in Mamma Mia, starring Felicia Finley as Donna! Visit timberlakeplayhouse.org for info!
June 3- July 6: OMG You Guys! Lara will be playing Elle Woods in Legally Blonde at Cortland Repertory Theater in the Finger Lakes! Tickets here!
February 23-April 28, 2019: Lara will be playing Miss Barley understudying Sibella in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at the Engeman Theater in Northport, Long Island!
Lara was born in Hannibal, MO (like Shoeless Joe!), but grew up in Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!) before moving to New York City to attend college at Pace University. She began performing at age 12 through Pittsburgh's Act One Theater School, where she would start dating her now-husband Trey at the age of 13. She has performed across the country on national tours and numerous regional gigs since graduating from Pace. When not performing, Lara is a freelance casting assistant, theatrical animal handler, and baked goods enthusiast. Lara continues to live in NYC with Trey and their beloved cat Henry.