- Associate Teaching Professor
- Undergraduate Coordinator
- Acting, Acting for the Camera, Improv
Murphy Hall, Room 200
Laura is an award winning filmmaker with credits as producer and actor including Andrea Arnold’s American Honey: Cannes 2016, The Sublime and Beautiful :Slamdance 2014, Earthwork, The Only Good Indian: Sundance 2009. Laura Kirk co-wrote and starred in the film Lisa Picard is Famous: Cannes 2000. It is included in John Gaspard’s book “Fast, Cheap and Under Control ...Lessons Learned from the Greatest Low Budget Movies of All Time.” Laura is a co-founder of the mentoring group “Women of Lawrence Film” and teaches at the University of Kansas for both theater and film.
MFA in Screenwriting, Stephens College
- Acting all levels
- On Camera Acting
- Directing Actors for the Camera
- Producing Film
- Film History
- Women in Film
- Audition Techniques
- Children and Drama
- Women Writers of the Silent Era
Selected Publications —
Kirk, Laura. 2018. Eve Unsell: Smart Girl in Charge. Books. When Women Wrote Hollywood: Essays on Early Female Screenwriters. McFarland Publishing.
Kirk, Laura. 2018. Sam and Bella Spewak: Marriage of Words. Books. When Women Wrote Hollywood: Essays on Early Female Screenwriters. McFarland Publishing.