Laura played B in Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize winning Three Tall Women at the Aux Dog Theatre, directed by Frederick Ponzlov. This powerful production closed to standing ovations and sold-out houses.
Laura co-stars as Temp Nurse #2 on the Season 4 Premiere of The Night Shift on NBC!
Short film Beggar Girl screened at the Covellite International Film Festival in September and has also screened at the Garden State Film Festival and Rainier International Film Festival. Directed by MaryLee Herrmann and starring Laura Norman, in Beggar Girl a veteran war journalist confronts her harshest critic.
Full Code - a World Premiere with Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. After a freak accident, Sander is in a coma. His estranged wife Callie (Laura Norman) and work colleague Lauren take turns at the bedside of the man they love. Sander must decide which woman he wants, and which life he will lead...if he wakes up. Written by David Valdes Greenwood and directed by Stephen Weiss, Full Code is a gripping look inside the human mind, filled with humor, passion, and fresh perspective.
Laura plays the Pilot in Grounded, a profound and powerful one-woman show with Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away. Grounded is written by George Brant and was directed by Josh Hartwell. Following a critically acclaimed run in Denver, Grounded was brought to Boulder for another successful run.
Laura Norman plays Myra Babbage in the exquisitely beautiful BETC production of Ghost-Writer, directed by Josh Hartwell, and written by Michael Hollinger. Novelist Franklin Woolsey dies mid-sentence, but his secretary Myra continues to take dictation. Attacked by skeptics, the press, and Woolsey's jealous widow, Myra sets out to prove she is more than just an artful forger. Is she trying to steal Woolsey's legacy, or does she truly posses a gift born from a relationship that transcends the professional? An unusual romance blooms from the creative process as Ghost-Writer walks the fine line between fact and fiction. Also starring Jim Hunt as Franklin Woolsey and Anne Sandoe as Vivian Woolsey. Ghost-Writer's wildly successful run in Boulder played to sold-out houses and rave reviews.
Short film The Famous explores the ups and downs of a relationship when a couple, both actors, are approaching their potential break into fame. Laura plays Katharine, opposite Jason Bowen playing Nate. The film is written and directed by Kenneth Wajda.
In the feature film The One Who Loves You, Laura plays Sandy, hairdresser to Gloria Bethune (played by Katharyn Grant), who has returned to her hometown after failed attempts at a singing career in New York. Directed by Katharyn Grant and written by Beaty Reynolds, "The One Who Loves You is set in the 1970's, with musical numbers, nuanced acting and writing, and tasty photography...inspired, in part, by Robert Altman's 'Nashville'...The One Who Loves You is the story of a man who is, for all appearances, one of society’s losers, and a woman whose inability to live according to convention is both her downfall and her saving grace."
In the Season 3 Finale of In Plain Sight, Laura co-stars as Cynthia Curtin, a Literature Professor who seeks advice from bartender and friend, Gabe, played by Joe Spano. It stars Mary McCormack as Mary Shannon, a US Marshal working in the Federal Witness Protection Program. The episode is directed by Michael Morris. Season 3 of In Plain Sight is available on DVD, including audio commentary of the Season Finale by Mary McCormack and Fred Weller.