Laura Thoma has been involved in theatre for over forty years. She started her career as a dancer and choreographer. As a playwright, Laura’s work explores identity. Some of her plays include Meet in the Lobby, Yours in Words, Rowan’s Final Bow, and It’s a Rod Serling Kind of Night. Laura has developed her work with Chicago Dramatists, the Ivoryton Players, as a playwright in residence with The Pawling Theatre Exchange, and with The Blackstone Memorial Library. Her play Magpie was a semi-finalist in Theatre Odyssey’s National Play Writing Festival. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild of America, The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, The League of Professional Theatre Women, and Theatre Artists Workshop in CT where she is currently serving on the board. Laura lives on the shoreline of Connecticut with her wife and two dogs.