Laura Leonardo Ownby is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful ensemble. Previously at BTE, Laura has been seen as Jess in Improbable Fiction as and Suzanne in Don’t Dress for Dinner. Laura also played Masha in Vanya, Sonia, Masha, and Spike, directed by BTE company member, Kurt Naebig. Locally, Laura has appeared in such productions as Noises Off (Belinda Blair) and A Christmas Story (u/s Mother/Miss Sheilds) at Theatre at the Center, Anne of Green Gables (Mrs. Blewett) at Provisions Theater, In the Company of Men (Coworker) at Profiles Theatre, Unnecessary Farce (u/s Karen Brown and Mrs. Meekly) at First Folio Theatre. Other favorite roles include Anna in The Quick Change Room, Nancy Westlund in Ghost in the Machine, Olive Madison in The Odd Couple (Female Version), Germaine in Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Marcelle Cot in Hotel Paradiso and Miss Alma Winemiller in Summer and Smoke.