Artist Bio

Laurie Woolery

(Bio as of November 2012)

Laurie Woolery makes her Goodman directing debut. Other directing credits include work at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory, Cornerstone Theater Company, Denver Center Theatre Company, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Sundance Institute, the William Inge Center for the Arts, Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts and the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre. Her playwriting credits include Scouting Reality, Bliss, The Hundred Dresses, Orphan Train: The Lost Children (South Coast Repertory), Salvadorian Moon/African Sky, Not Too Late (Cornerstone Theater Company) and Lola in Lincolnlandia (Plaza de la Raza Youth Theater/REDCAT). She is a former associate artistic director and ensemble member at Cornerstone Theater Company and director of South Coast Repertory’s Conservatory. Other teaching credits include Citrus College; California State University, Northridge; California Institute for the Arts and the University of Southern California. Her film and television credits include Once and Again, Breaking Through, As Good as Dead, Dante’s Inferno and Not Too Late. She is a board member of the Latino Producers Action Network, Network of Ensemble Theatres and the Children’s Theater Foundation of America. Ms. Woolery is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles