LAURA HEISLER

Laura Heisler was born in the suburbs of Chicago, raised in Bethesda, Maryland, and currently lives and works in New York City.  Laura made her film debut starring in Sundance award-winning filmmaker Matthew Harrison’s provocative short, “Wrist,” which screened at both Slamdance and The New York Underground Film Festival.  In addition to her role in “COVERAGE” Laura will also soon be appearing in the feature film “Cold Souls,” starring Paul Giamatti.  She made her Broadway debut last year in “Coram Boy,” and has co-starred in numerous off-Broadway plays with such acclaimed companies as Naked Angels (“The Mistakes Madeline Made”), Playwrights Horizons (“Doris to Darlene, A Cautionary Valentine” and “People Be Heard”), Soho Rep (“Everything Will Be Different”), WET (“BFF”), Studio Dante (“The Given,” directed by Michael Imperioli), Clubbed Thumb, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and alongside Olympia Dukakis in the commercial run of “A Mother, A Daughter, and a Gun.”  Regionally, Laura’s theatre work includes “Top Girls” and “Bus Stop” at Williamstown Theatre Festival, the world premiere of Emily Mann’s “A Seagull in the Hamptons” at McCarter, the world premiere of David Adjmi’s “Stunning” at Wooly Mammoth Theatre, the title role in the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s “Eurydice” at Madison Rep, in addition to work at The Old Globe, The Shakespeare Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre, New York Stage & Film, and many others.  She was recently one of a dozen actors cited by the theatre reviewers of Time Out NY: “You don’t know their names, but these hardworking super troupers keep NYC theater’s heart beating.”