Laura McGhee is an alumna of The Second City Toronto – where she performed and taught improv workshops. Laura also taught and directed at Humber College’s prestigious School of Comedy. In addition to The Second City Theater Training Program, Laura is a graduate of The Leah Posluns Theater School and she has an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree from The University of Western Ontario. As a performer, Laura has appeared at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal as well as the critically-acclaimed Showtime film, “Common Ground” with Brittany Murphy. The Toronto Star has referred to Laura as “… Canada’s answer to Lily Tomlin”. Her one-act play, entitled “Joyride”, won the Special Merit Award in the 7th Annual National Playwriting Competition. It has been performed in Vancouver, Orlando and Chicago. Laura’s most recent credit as producer/writer/actor was an all-female stage version of “Reservoir Dogs” entitled, “Reservoir Bitches”. “Reservoir Bitches” premiered in Toronto and then played at the DR2 Theater in New York City to sold-out houses and rave reviews. “Reservoir Bitches” received a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for Best Play and has since been produced by theater companies in Halifax and Minneapolis. Laura’s television writing credits include the “2001 Canadian Comedy Awards” – which aired on The Comedy Network and CTV. She was nominated for a Gemini Award for this project. She has also written two comedy pilots which were developed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Laura has a second career as a commercial pilot – the flying in planes kind.