Laura Neubauer earned a Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and has taught theatre at the College of Southern Nevada. She also serves on the Talk Back Team for Trinity Repertory Company of Providence, RI. Ms. Neubauer’s work has been produced at the Salt Lake Shakespeare Company, Theatre O in Boulder, CO and the Nevada Conservatory Theatre as well as in numerous short-play festivals around the country. Her full-length play, The Chasm, was a semi-finalist for the 2009 David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award. More recently her short play, Queen Bee, became a finalist for the Arizona Centennial Playwriting Competition and took home an award for Best Script at Wasatch Theatre Company's Page-to-Stage Festival in Salt Lake City.