Laura Sligh

Personal Artwork


Laura L. Sligh, performer, teacher, director and visual artist, has a degree in performance from Morgan State University and has worked extensively in the Baltimore Washington area for over 20 years.  Laura has worked as theater teacher for many years. She has worked as a private coach and with organizations such as the Eubie Blake Center, Baltimore Cultural Arts, Arena Players, Y.A.T.T.S and Baltimore city and county schools.  As a director, Laura’s credits are numerous. She has directed musicals such as Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, The Wiz, Oliver, Once on this Island and Sussical.  Laura was an Allen Lee Hughes stage management fellow at Arena Stage, and has worked extensively in the Baltimore area as a stage manager. Laura is also an experienced wig and makeup designer and has worked with the Baltimore Opera and Catholic University Summer Opera in wigs and makeup. Laura has also worked in local theaters such as The Arena Players, The Eubie Blake Center and Coppin State University were she designed wigs and makeup for Dreamgirls, Checkmates, Longtime Since Yesterday, Bubbling Brown Sugar and Carmen Jones.  Laura also does the wig, makeup, and costume designs for all of the shows that she directs.  Laura’s newest venture into the arts is visual. Her mediums are oil, acrylic, wood, fabric and photography.  

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Gentrification, Mixed Media, 30"x40"

Lost Souls, Acrylic, 48"x48*