In February Laura will be an Artist in Residence at the Suzy Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College, Massachusetts.
The Inter University Opera Festival hosts Laura in February, where she will be leading her Auditions Masterclass for attendees.
Between March and May, Laura and Lewis Murphy will lead ‘A Manchester Songbook’, mentoring composers from the Royal Northern College of Music and writers from The Writing Squad to collaborate to create a series of new songs.
Across June and July Laura will be directing Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
Laura will direct the headline production, Don Giovanni, for the inaugural Waterperry Opera Festival, in August.