Laura is a savvy and dynamic presenter both on-camera and on-stage, with expertise as a host, interviewer, and pundit. On-camera experience includes AOLBuild, CBS News, and TEDxBroadway 2015; on-location hosting includes sold out Trivia Nights at 54 Below, and multiple events at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Laura Heywood interviews Chris Jackson on "Hamilton: An American Musical"
@BroadwaygirlNYC reveals her identity! | Laura Heywood | TEDxBroadway
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTING
Laura views artistic audiences as collaborators, rather than customers. She leads social media accounts as conversations between artists and fans who are equally invested in the success of the works they love. She understands the intersection of entertainment and dialogue, and works with clients to bring out the passion and loyalty that lead to commercial success. As the brain behind Twitter’s @BroadwayGirlNYC, one of the world’s most followed theatre-related social media accounts, Laura has proven her prowess in engaging arts lovers around the globe.
VOICEOVER & RADIO
Laura has extensive radio experience as a host, producer, and talent booker, as well as an imaging voice and commercial voiceover artist.
As a host, she has worked in formats ranging from Top 40 to Sports Talk, Classic Rock to Broadway showtunes, and everything in between.
For 5 years, Laura was the station voice for Sirius XM's Doctor Radio and Indie Talk channels, as well as voicing countless platform-wide commercials and promos over the course of a decade.
In commercial voiceover, clients include Macy's, Big-O Tires, Beverages & More, Volvo, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
COMMERCIAL PRINT & ACTING
Active as a print model & commercial actor since age 14, Laura has appeared in campaigns including Nintendo, Apple Computers, Time Magazine, GTE, Constellation Brands, and Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty.
Dove Campaign for Real Beauty
In 2015, Laura revealed herself as the force behind Twitter's most followed independent theatre account, the formerly anonymous theatre pundit @BroadwayGirlNYC. The alter-ego that started as a hobby grew into a phenomenon, and is now a stalwart of the New York theatre scene. Through her accounts on Twitter, Periscope, Instagram, and YouTube, Laura -- as @BroadwayGirlNYC -- reaches an audience of over 25,000 theatre fans.
@BroadwaygirlNYC reveals her identity! | TEDxBroadway