Laura Soltis

From New York, Laura moved to Los Angeles where she had the opportunity to play some of her favorite roles such as "Lola" in Damn Yankees, "Sheila" in a A Chorus Line, "Dorothy" in Nite Club Confidential, and "Sister Mary Amnesia" in Nunsense II.

Other national tour credits include "Arsenic and Old Lace", and "Jesus Christ Superstar" with Ted Nealy and Carl Anderson.

Laura has appeared on television in Bob Hope's 80th Birthday Special, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and the Magnificent Seven.

In 1997-98 Laura performed in the U.S. premiere production of "Ragtime" at the Shubert Theatre in Los Angeles, and at the Ford Center in Vancouver, B.C.

Laura guest starred on a Canadian TV series called "Cold Squad", and "Just Cause" for PAX TV. She also had a recurring role on the WB Network's "Black Sash".

Other guest starring credits include: "The Collector", "Peacemakers" (USA Network) starring Tom Berenger, and "The Chris Isaak Show" (Showtime).

Coming up you can see Laura in the film "Man About Town" starring Ben Affleck, and Howard Hesseman. Her lead role in "Double Cross" for the Lifetime Network, and her recurring role on Godiva's (CTV) are due to air in early 2006.

Laura currently resides in Vancouver, B.C.

Laura Soltis started her dance training at the age of 6, and her performing career at the age of 12 as a member of the Joliet Ballet Society, which was founded by her mother Claudette Soltis. Laura attended Joliet West High School where she was a member of the Accapella and Swing Choirs.

Locally, Laura appeared in several theatre productions at Joliet West and Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre. In her senior year, Laura landed her first professional job playing "Eliza" in the Candlelight Dinner Theatre production of "The King and I".

After high school, Laura joined the national touring company of "Evita" at the Shubert Theatre in Chicago. Laura travelled nationally with show for two years before settling in New York City.

In New York, Laura joined the national touring company of "Jerry's Girls", a musical featuring the songs of Jerry Herman. In "Jerry's Girls", Laura worked with Carol Channing, Leslie Uggams, and Andrea McArdle.