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Laura Faye Smith

Stage, screen, and VO actress/improviser

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Portland, OR, United States

Union Membership:

SAG-AFTRA, Equity

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

30-45

Ethnicities:

Caucasian

Attributes:

  • Female (gender),
  • 5' 2" (height),
  • 105 lbs (weight),
  • Slim (build),
  • Blond Hair (hair),
  • Green Eyes (eyes)

Skills:

Audio books Ballroom dance Beginning Ballet
Dialects Extensive VO work Improvisation
piano Teleprompter  

Roles:

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Our Town
multiple
Rose Riordan/Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR
Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play
Quincy
Brian Weaver, Portland Playhouse
Portland, OR
The God Game
Lisa
Brandon Woolley, Brandon Woolley Productions
Portland, OR
The Typographers Dream
Annalise
Rose Riordan, Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR
International Falls
Dee
Brandon Woolley, Coho Productions
Portland, OR
Anna Karenina
Dolly
Chris Coleman, Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR
Last of The Boys
Salyer
Scott Yarborough, Third Rail Repertory
Portland, OR
God Of Carnage
Annette
Cody Nickell, Gulfshore Playhouse
Naples, FL
The Scene
Stella
Tamra Fisch, Portland Playhouse
Portland, OR
The Receptionist
Lorraine
Rose Riordan, Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR
The Thugs
Diane
Rose Riordan, Portland Center Stage
Portland, OR

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Oregon State University
Charlotte Headrick
BA Theatre
Corvallis, OR
1993

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • Extensive experience with new works - 8 years of participation in the JAW Festival at Portland Center Stage, both as an actor, and for the last three years as a member of the play reading committee as well. Have been in the following readings:
    Colchester, by Adam Szymkowicz, Director: Kelly O’Donnell
    A Life by Adam Bock, Director: Rose Riordan
    Keys To The Kingdom by Penny Penniston, Director: Gretchen Corbett
    Mai Dang Lao by David Jacobi, Director: Rose Riordan
    complex by Dominic Finocchiaro, Director: Brendan Fox
    San Diego by Adam Bock, Director: Rose Riordan
    Tales From Red Vienna by David Grimm, Director: David Esbjornson
    Anna Karenina by Kevin McKeon, Director: Chris Coleman
    A Maze by Rob Handel, Director: Ken Rus Schmoll
    Gnit by Will Eno, Director: Sam Gold
    99 Ways to Fuck A Swan by Kimberly Rosenstock, Director: Rose Riordan
    Middletown by Will Eno, Director: Ken Rus Schmoll
    Enchantment by Carson Kreitzer, Director: Rose Riordan
    A Brief Narrative of an Extraordinary Birth of Rabbits by C. Denby Swanson, Director: Jason Neulander