Bushland side leap

Laura started dancing at age 16 at Lee Academy on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia. After studying many styles of dance for five years, Laura successfully auditioned for NICA (National Institute of Circus Arts). Here Laura trained in acrobatics, handstands, contortion, trapeze, aerial silks, web, and corde lisse.

In 2006, Laura was offered her first professional contract, performing for Tokyo Disneyland in Japan. After living in Japan for a year, Laura returned home for a short time before traveling to Miami to begin rehearsals for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Laura was cast to perform as a dancer & aerialist onboard the Liberty of the Seas, which was the newest and largest cruise ship in the world at the time.

In 2008, Laura was invited to be in the inaugural cast for the Ruby Princess (Princess Cruises newest vessel). Onboard the Ruby Laura traveled the Caribbean & the Mediterranean. The following year saw Laura onboard another ship from the Princess fleet- The Diamond Princess- touring Asia and Alaska.

In late 2009 – 2010, Laura performed for various corporate events in Sydney and LA.

In 2011, Laura successfully auditioned for Norwegian Cruise Line to perform onboard the spectacular Norwegian Jade. As Dance Captain, Laura was required to conduct rehearsals and file show reports to keep the shows looking their absolute best!

Besides dance and acrobatics, Laura was also drawn to the stunt industry. In 2012, she honed her fighting, and other stunt skills required to obtain a role as a lead Stunt Woman in “Waterworld” at Universal Studios Japan. Here Laura worked and lived in Osaka, Japan for two years.

In 2014, Laura then moved to China to continue performing in the stunt industry. Laura was part of a water show and a car stunt driving show.

In 2015, Laura returned to dance and acrobatics and was cast as a lead dancer in Franco Dragone’s latest production “The Dai Show” in China. Here she was very fortunate to be a part of the creation process of a new Dragone production.

In 2016, Laura will be heading to Macau to be a contemporary dancer in Dragone’s “The House of Dancing Water”.

Laura’s passion for health and fitness has seen her complete her studies in Cert. III in Fitness as well as her Cert. IV in Personal Training; with the Australian Institute of Fitness.