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  Laurie Jill Strickland, Creative Producer and Founder of Grayce Productions.

Laurie Jill Strickland, Creative Producer and Founder of Grayce Productions.

  Laurie is the recipient of a special arts and humanities award by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, for her culturally diverse, global production, Everyone's Carol, as well as her innovative, original, ground breaking Dickens education program that  serves children of all ages in shelters and schools without arts programs.

Laurie is the recipient of a special arts and humanities award by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, for her culturally diverse, global production, Everyone's Carol, as well as her innovative, original, ground breaking Dickens education program that  serves children of all ages in shelters and schools without arts programs.

Laurie Jill Strickland is a leader in the arts. She is a passionate innovator, feminist and visionary who is passionate about breaking new ground for women in the arts.

"Laurie is a world renown, visionary artist who creates an enduring legacy of what is possible. Shows across mediums from film, television, fashion and theatre that are innovative, stunning , meaningful, and fiscally prosperous."

Laurie works across the globe and is the recipient of numerous arts and humanities awards for her work in film, television, and theatre and is a featured artist with Fractured Atlas.

Her latest production, A New York Carol, Everyone’s Carol, has played to sold out audiences across the globe, transforming and inspiriing the hearts and souls of audiences everywhere by presenting the original classic text and humanitarian message of Charles Dickens’ beloved A Christmas Carol through a culturally diverse,  re imagined production free of the conventional bonds of period and place to truly become Everyone’s Carol.

A professional film, tv and theater artist and storyteller with over 20 years of credits in film, television, fashion, live events, and the stage, Ms Strickland has been widely praised by critics and peers for her playful and inventive performances, as well as her chameleon-like voice acting, and her many accomplishments as an educator and collaborator.

She holds multiple degrees, including an MFA in acting from the National Theater Conservatory in Denver, and a BA in Theatre from Kennesaw State University, with an emphasis in classical theatre,  show creation, writing, adapting, solo performance and storytelling

In addition to her passion for performing and creating shows, Ms Strickland is a worldwide leader of educational outreach and humanitarian efforts in the arts through the lens of the works of Charles Dickens.

Her mission is to tell stories that help  heal and transform the world.