RéSUMé 

 about Laura 

Height: 5'8" (172.72 cm)   |   Size: 6 (European 36)   |   Hair Colour: Brown

U.K. Spotlight actress: pin# 3810-5642-3890

Laura Budzelek is an international performing artist. The multilingual singing actress speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian and German. Laura’s passion for culture and the arts inspires her to explore characters in film and on stage in various languages and accents. In addition to singing at numerous theaters in Europe, Laura has performed in acclaimed venues in New York City, including Symphony Space, The National Opera Center and the Austrian Consulate. 

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

Television/ Film

PROJECT NAME   | ROLE  |   PRODUCTION COMPANY

30 Rock  |  Swingles Patron  |  NBC Universal  

Vocal Match | Singer-songwriter  |  Holleran Media Productions

Quickwave Infomercial  |   Wife (bilingual)  |   Tristar Products Inc.  

Tower Heist  |   Scarecrow   |   Universal Pictures 

A Friend in Need  |  Buttercup  |  Oakhaven Group

Stage Acting, Musical Theatre & Classical Vocal Performance

PRODUCTION  |   ROLE   |   PRODUCTION COMPANY

Emma  -   Emma  -  Sun and Moon Theatre  -  Melissa Barrett

Sense and Sensibility   -   Elinor  -   Sun and Moon Theatre  -  Melissa Barrett

Centennial Celebration of Edith Piaf  -  Edith Piaf  -  Alliance Française

Norma (concert excerpts)   -   Adalgisa  -  The Schubert Club of Fairfield County

Così fan tutte (concert excerpts)  -   Dorabella   -  The Schubert Club of Fairfield County

Le nozze di Figaro   -   Marcellina  -  Manhattan Opera Studio

Die Zauberflöte   -   Second Lady/Second Spirit   -   FAVA (Salzburg, Austria)

Die Zauberflöte   -  Third Spirit   -  New York Lyric Opera Theater

La Périchole  -  Brambilla  -  FAVA (Perigueux, France)

Man of La Mancha  -  Aldonza  - The Ridgefield Theater Barn

L'incoronazione di Poppea  -  Arnalta/Damigella  -  New York Lyric Opera

Soccer Moms From Hell  -  Juanita  -  Three-Studio Inc.

Arsenic and Old Lace  -  Elaine Harper  -  Town Players of New Canaan

 

Crimes of the Heart  -  Chick  -  The Acting Company of Greenwich

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night  -  Dorothy  -  The Acting Co. of Greenwich

The Actor's Nightmare  -  Meg  -  The Acting Co. of Greenwich

The Yeomen of the Guard  -  Peasant Woman  -  Village Light Opera Group

The Odd Couple  -  Cecily Pigeon  -  Curtain Call, Inc.

Fiorello!  -  Nina  -  Curtain Call, Inc.

Jesus Christ Superstar  -  Principal Dancer  -  Curtain Call, Inc.

Twelfth Night  -  Dancer/Court  -  Curtain Call, Inc.

Witness For The Prosecution  -  The Other Woman  -  The Darien Players

No Dogs Allowed  -  Carmen  -  The Ridgefield Theater Barn

California Suite  -  Gert Franklyn  -  JTE University of CT

Historias para ser contadas  -  Esposa  -  Teatro Estudio Sur

 Education & Training 

Actors Studio at Pinewood Studios  |  Screen Acting Course

Franco-American Vocal Academy   |  Opera   

University of Connecticut   |   M.A., B.A.

New York University   |  Professional Certificates

Voice  |  Amy Shoremount

Acting  |   English  |  Michael Beckett  |  H.B. Studio

Acting  |  Spanish  |  Ernesto De Villa Bejjani  |  88 Performing Arts

Acting  |  French  |  Manisha Snoyer  |  Act French

Musical Theater  |  Gayle Swymer  |  H.B.  Studio

Musical Theater  |  Jean Sabatine  |  University of Connecticut

Dance  |  Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop & Musical Theatre  |  Broadway Dance Center and Dieter Riesle

 Special Skills 

LANGUAGES

English (Native Speaker), Spanish (Native Fluent), French (Fluent), Italian (Fluent), German (Conversational)

ACCENTS

British (R.P.), Cockney, Irish, French, Eastern European, German, Italian, New England, New York, Southern, Spanish, Puerto Rican and anything else if she works on it!

OTHER

Ballroom Dancing, Piano, Songwriter, U.S. Passport, Italian Passport, Drivers License, Certified Language Teacher