Laura Giannarelli Tiny Island Stage Guild audio book coach actor audio book voiceover coach demo voice-over
directed St. Nicholas at the
Washington Stage Guild
will direct Athol Fugard’s
A Lesson from Aloes (opens at
Quotidian Theatre 4/29)
It's A Wonderful Life:
A Live Radio Play *at the Guild
played Muriel in
Michael Hollinger's Tiny Island at the Stage Guild.
*Helen Hayes nominated for sound
Other roles include the Oracle in part two of George Bernard Shaw's
Back To Methuselah
at Stage Guild.
Other directing assignments include
In Praise of Love, The Old Masters,
Dante’s Inferno, Village Wooing
and Faith Healer.
An actor and narrator based in Washington D.C.,
Laura narrated over 950 audio books for the Library of Congress (with hundreds more engineered and edited). Titles narrated include the Alexander Scourby Award-winning Little House on the
Prairie series (last year she narrated Wilder's "newest" title, the unabridged Pioneer Girl).
As actor, Laura played Sister Aloysius in Doubt for Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre; toured with the Kennedy Center in a play for young people about Russian Jewish immigrants,
Dreams in the Golden Country; played the role of Mrs. Pearce in the Stage Guild's Pygmalion; and Elizabeth in the critically acclaimed Angel Street at Olney Theatre in Maryland. Laura played Amalia in Motti Lerner's Pangs of the Messiah at Theatre J.
Currently the President of the Stage Guild’s Board, Laura is a founding Stage Guild company member, where she has appeared in more than 30 plays since 1986.
Favorite roles in past seasons with the Guild include Lady Chiltern in An Ideal Husband, Teresa in The Memory of Water, Mademoiselle in An Empty Plate
in the Café du Grand Boeuf, Mercy Lott
in Humble Boy,
and the Woman in The Unexpected Man.
Laura is a narrating coach, Laura shares her expertise
in coaching sessions before and during the studio recording process, giving direction to those preparing for
v-o and specifically the audio book business.
As former chair of the local Equity Liaison committee for Actors' Equity Association, she helped local theaters and actors further their understanding of how Equity operates. Laura isa proud member of SAG-AFTRA.
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