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Actor. Singer. Dancer.
Teaching Artist.

How in the world do you pronounce her name?

LAY-knee Dee-VIN

(But she loves a good nickname...)

Examples: Elaini, Lains, Laini Beth

Laini is an actor, singer, dancer, and artist currently based out of the Twin Cities. 

Since attending and graduating from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities with a BA in Theater Arts Performance and Creation, she has worked with Actors Theater of MN, BARd Shakes, Children’s Theatre Company, Four Humors, GSVLOC, Lakeshore Players Theatre, Lyric Arts, MN Opera, Minnesota Centennial Showboat,  The Zephyr Theatre, The Playwrights’ Center, Ten Thousand Things, Theater Latté Da, Yellow Tree Theatre and more.

Laini is passionate about new works and theatre for young audiences, and recently spent several seasons as the Education Program Director for Mill City Summer Opera, where she was instrumental in developing their young audiences performance series.  When not on stage, you'll find her curled up with a book and a full pot of coffee to escape the

12 months of Minnesota snow.

Get to know Laini!



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November 2023


Laini is ecstatic to make her Old Log debut as Eric the Viking in
Snow White and the Seven Vikings! 

November 15 - December 30

Old Log Theater

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