Playhouse Department

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Lauren Beatty, GSOA Children’s Playhouse Music Director

Laura Beatty; GSOA Children’s Playhouse Music Director

Laura Beatty started at GSOA playhouse at the age of 11 in its premiere production of Annie. A Music Education graduate of Greensboro College, in 2013, she joined the GSOA playhouse staff as music director. Since then she has served as music director for over 13 productions at GSOA including West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Beauty and the Beast, and most recently Willy Wonka Jr.. She has also music directed Into the Woods and The Addams Family for Cherryville Little Theatre. While most of her work is off-stage, she has been featured onstage in Pirates of Penzance, The Addams Family and Next to Normal. Laura has served as Co-Director for Summer Camps at GSOA in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. During the week, Laura teaches elementary music in Hickory, NC.