AURA NIEMI  (Sharla Smith)

A native Los Angelino, Laura has been involved in the performing arts for over 30 years.  She was selected at 9 years of age to study piano at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y and then spent some of her teenage years at The National Academy of Performing Arts here in Los Angeles. As a musician she played bass touring with such bands as Marilyn Manson, Laundry and members of Tool.  She is active in the theatre community as a past member of Circus Theatricals & Theatre Neo and then branched out as the Founder/Artistic Director of The Lost Angels Theatre Company.  Recent credits include: 

L.A.):  Ourselves Alone, Loose Ends; TV:  Joan of Arcadia, All My Children; FILM:  Billy Conroy Takes a Stand