Laurence originally hails from the United Kingdom, and now lives in Hillsboro with his wife (and inspiration) Lindsey, and their three children, Lily, Jordyn, and Logan. His past roles with Light Opera Of Portland 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’, and Judge Turpin in ‘Sweeney Todd’. He has performed with Mock’s Crest as Wilfred Shadbolt in their 2019 production of ‘The Yeomen of the Guard’, and Old Adam in 2016’s ‘Ruddigore’. He appeared as the Pirate King with Portland Phoenix Choir’s 2019 production of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, and played the Pirate King, Samuel, and Police Sergeant for Opera On Tap PDX’s 2018 children’s production of Pirates.
Look for Lawrence in the upcoming LOoP performance of Cox and Box (2020)!
Laurence has performed in the Light Opera of Portland’s: