Skip to main content

 Ms. Laura Smiley 



Ms. Laura Smiley
Assistant Professor

Acting, Directing, Voice & Movement,
Dramatic Literature, Shakespeare

Laura is the artistic director as well as a founding member of Unseam’d Shakespeare Company. Along with acting and directing in the Pittsburgh area, she has taught acting, voice, and movement at many area universities. In addition to many roles with Unseam’d Shakespeare, Laura has performed for PPT, Starlight Productions, City Theatre, and her one-woman show, Building. She has directed for Bloomsburg University, Indiana University of PA, and Slippery Rock University as well as collaborations with the City Theatre, and the Pgh. Chamber Music Society. Formerly based in Washington D.C., she received her BFA in Acting from Catholic University, where she worked with the Shakespeare Theatre, Horizons Theatre, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Open Theatre. She received an MFA in Acting from the University of Pittsburgh.

Apply Now
Request Information

Get ready for another great season of SRU Theatre. Check out the Current Season page for dates and descriptions!

Twitter Icon   Twitter Icon 

Featured Student
Danielle DePalma

Danielle DePalma - Featured Student

Why Choose SRU for Fine and Performing Arts?

Donate to SRU Theatre