Laura Gallagher Byrne

Artistic Director
Director of Theatre Education with Dreamland Foundation

Laura Gallagher Byrne is an actor, director, and teaching artist.  She is a passionate advocate for the arts, and is committed to bringing live theatre to young people and their families. She is the Director of Theatre Education with The Nantucket Dreamland.  Laura is a graduate of  Shenandoah University and Conservatory of Music with a  Bachelor of Music in Musical Theater, and Emerson College, Master of Arts, Theatre Education.  She studied Meisner Technique at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, and Shakespeare with Shakespeare and Company in Lenox MA.   Laura is a recipient of The 2011 Advocacy for Children Award.

She is member of  SDC; Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, AATE; American Alliance for Theatre in Education, NATS; National Association of Teachers of Singing, and The Organization of Theatre for Young Audiences.