Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Theatre
Laura Bell Bundy


LAURA BELL BUNDY

LauraBellBundyLG.jpgStar of Legally Blonde presents Master Class (2008)

Laura Bell Bundy received a Tony nomination for Legally Blonde: The Musical on Broadway as "Elle Woods". Most recently she played Sherrie Christian in the musical Rock of Ages. However, Miss Bundy is no stranger to the stage, having starred in both Hairspray (Tony Award-winning Musical) and Wicked. In Hairspray, she originated the role of Amber Von Tussle, and in Wicked, she was a standby for the role of Glinda The Good Witch. From the age of nine, Laura Bell has been performing. As a child, Off-Broadway, she originated the role of Tina Denmark in Ruthless, The Musical!, earning her both Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award Nominations for an Outstanding Actress in a Musical. Regionally, Laura played Dainty June in Gypsy, starring Betty Buckley and Deborah Gibson, and toured with yet another star, Marie Osmond, in the Sound of Music.

Though Laura's theatre credits are abundant, she also has a wealth of television and film experience. On the big screen, Miss Bundy appeared in the hit film, “Dreamgirls”, as well as “Jumanji”, “Life With Mikey”, and “The Adventures of Huck Finn”. She has made guest appearances on television programs including “Happy Hour” for FOX, “Modern” from the WB, “Cold Case” for CBS, “Veronica Mars” for UPN, and “Strangers with Candy” for Comedy Central. Pilots in which Laura has had leading roles in include “Dirtbags” for FOX and “All Grown Up” for CBS. One of her biggest television achievements was playing the role of Marah Lewis on the soap opera, “The Guiding Light” from 1999-2001.

Laura Bell Bundy presented a master class on March 25, 2008. Students were selected to present songs for the Master Class, but ALL were welcome to observe and learn.

Legally Blonde Workshop (PDF)