Laura Foulke: Singer/Songwriter
Laura Foulke is a singer, songwriter and visual artist who is currently in residence at Moscow 57. The Cherry Orchard is her fifth installation for the restaurant; previous themes have included Women’s History and Greetings from the Lower East Side.
Ms. Foulke has a degree in directing and performance from Sarah Lawrence College and has studied art, music and design at a variety of institutions including Harvard University, The New School University, the Fashion Institute of Technology, the Craft Students’ League, Cooper Union, the Art Students’ League, and in Italy. Ms. Foulke has received a blue dot award from the Art Students’ League; her work has also been exhibited in the Manhattan Borough President’s Office and at Spring Street Studios.
As a performer, Ms. Foulke has appeared at the Rodeo Bar, the Continental Divide, the Mercury Lounge, Arlene’s Grocery, Angel Orensanz Foundation, Windows on the World, The Cutting Room, Life Café, Here, and a variety of other New York venues. She has also contributed to productions at theatres including Circle in the Square, PS 122, Theatre for the New City, the Gowanus Arts Center, Westside Arts Alliance, Riverside Community Center, and Theatre 22, as well as in industrials and summer stock. For several years, Ms. Foulke directed plays for a touring company that brought theatre to New York City’s homeless shelters. Ms. Foulke has lived on the Lower East Side for many years, and was recently profiled by The Lo-Down for their “My LES” feature.