Laura Quigley is a Canadian performer, playwright, director and professor. She holds a Masters in Theatre Studies from the University of Guelph, a BFA in Acting from Simon Fraser University, and she is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework®. In her research she explores the human voice: as an instrument, as a tool for creation, and as activism. Areas of focus include solo performance for the actor, devised theatre, public speaking for non-actors, and voice training for pregnant women. Laura has taught alongside Catherine Fitzmaurice and other master teachers as part of the Fitzmaurice Voicework Certification in LA. She has taught voice, acting, devising and solo performance at Concordia University, Toronto Metropolitan University, St. Clair College for the Arts, and The University of Windsor. Laura’s work has been produced across Canada, in New York, NY, and in Wellington, Nz. Her play The Waves will be published in issue 196 The Canadian Theatre Review, Fall 2023. The Waves was produced at SummerWorks Theatre Festival in Toronto, 2019, written, performed and produced by Laura, dramaturged by Judith Thomspon, directed by Clea Minnaker.