Laurence originally hails from the United Kingdom, and now lives in Hillsboro with his wife Lindsey, and their three children, Lily, Jordyn, and Logan. His past roles with LOOP include Robin Oakapple in ‘Ruddigore’, Strephon in ‘Iolanthe’, the Police Sergeant in ‘Pirates of Penzance’, Don Alhambra, the Grand Inquisitor in ‘The Gondoliers’, Pooh-bah in ‘The Mikado’, and Dick Deadeye in ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’. Other favourite roles include King Arthur in ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’, Judge Turpin in ‘Sweeney Todd’, Oberon and Snug the Joiner in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, and Miles Gloriosus in ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum’. He played Old Adam in Mock’s Crest’s 2016 production of Ruddigore, and played the Pirate King, Samuel, and Police Sergeant for Opera On Tap PDX’s 2018 production of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’. Most recently, he appeared as the Pirate King with Portland Phoenix Choir’s production of Pirates.
Laurence has performed in the Light Opera of Portland’s: