Laura Wernette

At ANTAEUS: The Malcontent, Cousin Bette, Tonight at 8:30, Mercadet and Mother Courage. She also has appeared as Madame Arkadina in The Seagull and in several ClassicsFests, most recently as Lady of Larkspur Lotion and as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire.  Other stage credits include works by Shakespeare, Shaw, Wilde, Caryle Churchill, A.R. Gurney, Stoppard, Williams, as well as new plays and numerous adaptations produced Off-Broadway, at Arena Stage and the National Theatre in D.C., Pennsylvania Centre Stage, LA Theatre Centre, Laguna Playhouse, La Mirada, Theatre@Boston Court, ICT, The Odyssey and Pacific Resident Theater. She also was featured in The National Tour of Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) and Amadeus. A founding member of the Classical Theatre Company and longtime member of the The Colony Theatre, her work has earned her Ovation, LADCC, LA Weekly, Back Stage Garland and Robby Awards. TV/film credits include Up All Night, Men of a Certain Age, The Unit, 3rd Rock from The Sun, That 70’s Show and the award winning shorts, Mosaic and Creosote.  Laura graduated summa cum laude from UC Santa Barbara and received her Masters from Penn State University. She also studied at Circle In The Square Theatre School and with Milton Katselas’ in his Saturday Master Class.