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Laurie Klein inherited her mother's passion for reading aloud. Despite mispronouncing "manure" in Mrs. Englebert's 4th grade class—to hooting derision from classmates as she read Charlotte's Web—she later pursued Theatre Arts at Whitworth University, in Spokane, Washington. "Can you teach me to play 100 characters?" she asked. They did. To this day, Professor Emeritus Pat Stien (now 93), continues to mentor Laurie (soon-to-be 69). As with writing, one never masters the art. Laurie's performance credits stateside and abroad include plays, one-woman shows, storytelling events, poetry readings, audiobooks, videos, and spoken word recordings for albums and public radio.
Latest posts by Laurie Klein (see all)
- Poems to Listen By: Sharing the Canopy 07—The Maples of Dachau - March 19, 2020
- Poems to Listen By: Sharing the Canopy 06—Buddy Story - March 4, 2020
- Poems to Listen By: Under the Canopy 05—Lost and Found - February 13, 2020