Laurie Heineman is an Emmy Award winning actress and an experienced theatre teacher. She has taught public school, independent school, and home-schooled students. Laurie created “Playing with Shakespeare” workshops as enrichment for students, as professional development for teachers, as team and leadership building, and as pure enjoyment for library patrons and partygoers. Laurie beings her passion and fun-loving spirit to the Bard’s plays as she joyfully engages people of all ages. If you'd like to see her speaking about her great mentor, Albert Cullum, check out the DVD, A Touch of Greatness, where you can also catch a snippet of Laurie leading a workshop. She and her husband are the parents of three wonderful children.