Laura attended the University of Nottingham where she was an active member of the only student-run theatre in England, producing three shows and assisting with two others. She graduated in 2018, and successfully secured an internship as the Administration Assistant at Lakeside Arts, developing her skills in arts administration and expanding her insight into the arts sector in the Midlands. Following her internship, Laura moved into marketing for the arts, and has held positions at Lakeside Arts, Derby LIVE and In Derby, and now, Aakash Odedra Company. As a Marketer, she has developed specialist skills in digital marketing and social media, as well as advancing her design skills having undertaken training on Adobe Creative Suite. Alongside her roles in Marketing, Laura also produces for her own theatre company, Phone Box Theatre, and regularly attends the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as a venue technician for Paradise Green. Laura joined Aakash Odedra Company in Jan 2021 and is excited to be part of the team and support the progression of the Marketing department.