Laura Eason is a long-time Lookingglass Ensemble Member and has served the company as a writer, director, actor, literary manager and, for six years, Artistic Director.
Now primarily a writer, Laura is a screenwriter, the author of more than twenty plays, both original work and adaptations, and a musical book writer.
She is an alumna of Piven Theatre Workshop, the Performance Studies Department of Northwestern University, and the WP Playwright’s Lab in NYC. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and WGAE, AEA, SAG, & SDC.
A fourth generation Chicagoan, Laura now lives in Brooklyn with her husband, actor Erik Lochtefeld and their daughter, Ellee. More information about current projects can be found at lauraeason.com.
Bio as of 2017
Performance Studies, Northwestern University