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Laura Ramadei

(Producer) Since graduating from Tisch, Laura Ramadei has been performing and producing across various platforms. She began in production by interning at the Public Theater in marketing and development, and additionally with their Student Ambassador Program, a student discount ticket initiative. She went on to work extensively with LAByrinth Theater Company, as an intern, production assistant, and finally as resident social media guru, piloting several digital marketing channels and campaigns for multiple productions. She also assisted with script development and screen adaptation of Jack Goes Boating, starring and directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. Since then, Ramadei co-founded Lesser America, a theater company dedicated to accessible, affordable theater, currently in residence at the historic Cherry Lane Theatre. Ramadei now also works as the Director of Creative Development for the American Playwriting Foundation. Select theater performance credits include Wyoming, Carnival Kids (NY Times Critics’ Pick), Just Right Just Now, Too Much Too Soon, American River, and Squealer with Lesser America; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County (with Stephen King and John Mellencamp, in commercial workshop); Fairytale of New York (with David Simon and The Pogues in commercial workshop); Exit Carolyn (NYIT nomination); The Year of the Rooster (EST/Youngblood); Cloud Nine (Ambie Award Nomination) and Love’s Labors Lost with The Nola Project (Founding Member); Too Little Too Late(HERE Arts – NYIT Nomination).  Film and TV: Orange is the New Black, Starting Out, Another Kind, Gasoline, Eagles Are Turning People Into Horses. Web/New Media:Compulsive Love, Unicornland (upcoming). In addition to running Lesser America, alongside co-founders Daniel Abeles, Nate Miller, and Claire Siebers, Ramadei freelance produces across various mediums, working additionally as a writer and content creator. Finally, Ramadei is also known for penning an open letter about sexual harassment and the treatment of individuals in the service industry. The note went viral, resulting in features and interviews with Huffington Post, Gothamist, Jezebel, New York Magazine, The Atlantic, The Meredith Vieira Show and more. lauraramadei.com

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