Artistic Tutor: Musical Theatre, Dance.
LAURA TASHJI is a triple threat who grew up in NYC. She attended the High School of Performing Arts as a Drama major and was a scholarship student at Joffrey Ballet School. After majoring in theater at Carnegie Mellon, she performed in plays and musicals in regional and Off Broadway productions.
She sang several duets with the Met’s Margaret Lattimore in Stamford School of Ballet’s production of Hansel Gretel and most recently performed in her own Cabaret show “Imagination” this past summer at Don’t Tell Mama in NYC.
Currently, Laura is a performing arts teacher at New Canaan Country School. She has taught ballet, pointe, jazz, musical theater, drama and music for the past 21 years in Connecticut. Her teaching credits include New England Academy of Dance, Stamford School of Ballet, Westport Dance School, Darien Dance, Conservatory of Dance in Wilton, and University of Bridgeport’s Alvin Ailey Summer program. She has also choregraphed musicals and concert dance performances.She is a member of Actor’s Equity and SAG-AFTRA and is a current member of SAG-AFTRA’S nominating committee.
Laura teaches musical theatre and ballet.