Laine is a diversified artist. She performs circus skills: plate spinning, bubble tricks, kids' magic, balloons, face painting, juggling,
She adds a personal touch to events by reading tarot, palms and stones. She's been reading since high school (was the dorm reader). Readings are perfect for corporate events, wedding parties, and for events where guests can have one-to-one attention.
Laine performs and teaches integrated arts in schools. Imagine Emily Roebling telling her story about the Brooklyn Bridge with shadow puppetry and circus! Imagine social studies comes alive when the children act out the time period and perform their circus skills!
"Wow... you held them for the full 50 minutes. That's a miracle!"
"Her reading show was professional, beautiful and the kids loved it!"
"You are funny!"
Performances include solo work at the Kimtom International Clown Festival in Shanghai, China, as well as summer rodeos and fairs, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Metropolitan Opera, TV ‘s All My Children and the Big Apple Circus CCU. Her two family shows Why Read and Grandpa’s Unicorn are performed regularly in libraries and schools throughout the Tristate area. She is in rehearsal for her puppetry/circus show The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge.
A performer and teaching artist who joyfully weaves theater, movement, circus and puppetry techniques with literacy, social studies, and social justice to create dynamic residencies. As a teaching artist, her programs, with such titles as Story of the Brooklyn Bridge, It’s a Windy Day, The Weather, Trees, NYC Transportation through Circus and many others are taught through Marquis Studios, Center for Arts Education, and NJPAC’s Wolftrap Program. She co-presented the workshop “Full STEAM Ahead” for Face-to-Face 2017.