BWME Advisory Board,
President, Lead Acting & Voiceover Coach
Lau Lapides Company
Lau Lapides is currently an esteemed faculty member specializing in Voice, Speech,and Breathing Techniques for Broadcasting and Radio Performance at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. She also holds a board member position at Orange Coast Community College in Coast Mesa, California. Past faculty positions include Bentley University and Boston University School of Mass Communication teaching Acting, Oral Communications, and Group Communications, Play, Performance, Perspectives: The London Stage in Winter! & created Acting Skills for Business Success geared for the MBA program, faculty & Staff at Babson College.
Honors include: The Ad Club’s Women’s Leadership Forum, 100 Women We Admire Recognition in 2013; Lau Lapides “Best Director” 4 years running at Playwrights platform Festival in Boston; Audience Choice Best Play, Road to Monte Carlo By George Matry Masselam, Playwrights Platform 38th Annual Festival of New Plays, to be published by Heuer Publishing, LLC; Best Director, Playwrights Platform 38th Annual Festival of New 2010; Best Full Length Play, The New England Russian Theatre 2010.
Acting credits include: Projects include 409 Edgecomb Avenue: The House on Sugar Hill (Up You Mighty Race Productions), IRNE nominated Talking to Terrorists (Sugan Theatre), Taming of the Shrew & Measure for Measure (Colorado Shakespeare Festival), Twelfth Night & All in the Timing The Vineyard Playhouse in Martha’s Vineyard), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Merrimack Repertory Theater), and numerous Film and TV credits. She performed in the critically acclaimed independent film “Intermezzo” (won best independent film in Hollywood in 1997) and in Boston worked as Minni Driver’s double in the Oscar winning “Good Will Hunting.” As a voice-over talent in the LA and Boston area her voice can be heard selling everything from Home Depot News Online to Eukenuba Puppy Chow!
Directing and Producing credits include: They’re On; They’re Off: Young Actors Winter Festival, Turtle Lane Playhouse, Road to Monte Carlo/In Between/Slip and Fall Guy and The Role Play in The New England Fringe Festival, Winds of Change Boston Playwrights Theatre, Swan Day, The Least of These by Christopher King 2010, Road to Monte Carlo by George Matry Masselam 2010, Model Behavior By Hortense Gerardo 2010, Boston Theatre Marathon, Boston. Produced The New England Russian Theatre Festival, the Playwrights Platform, Boston Invited Producer of I Am Profound By Amanda Hurlburt 2010, Director & Producer for Playwrights’ Platform Tricia and Tony By George Matry Masselam 2010, Co-produced by lau lapides company and Playwrights Platform, Chekhov’s Last Love (The New England Russian Theatre Festival), Tricia & Tony and I Am Profound (Boston Theatre Marathon 2010).