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Hey, there!


Lara Dohner (she/her) is a Chicago-based professional actor who holds her BFA in Acting from Webster's Conservatory of Theatre Arts, grad. 2015. 

Lara specializes in performing devised theatre, as well as classical and contemporary plays. 

Lara has over seven years of professional experience as a Theatre Teaching Artist, and has proudly taught and directed performances for ages K-12 with such renowned organizations as Missoula Children's Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, Movie Star Camp, and Homes for the Homeless organization, NYC. 

Lara is committed to being an ally in all her roles, both onstage and off, and is determined to help create more inclusive, equitable, and joy-filled American theatre experiences for all theatre-makers and theatre-goers.

Lara's Allyship Actionable Steps:

- July 2021
Lara is attending the advocacy workshop through VillageTheatre's NextStage series: Creating a Culture of Care: Caregiver Support in the Room

- September 2021
Lara is excited to attend the Intimacy as Storytelling: The Dramaturgy of Intimacy workshop through Intimacy Directors and Coordinators 


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