Laura Baxter, the American opera singer and performance coach, has studied the effects of the voice and body on non-verbal communication and leadership for over 25 years, and she brings this experience together to help her clients perform and communicate better. In her work, Presence is the key to your success on the stage, when giving presentations, and when dealing with other people.
In addition to her many stage performances, Laura was the singing voice of Faye Dunaway in the feature film TheHandmade’s Tale (Directed by Volker Schlöndorff). She was on the faculty at Duke University prior to her move to Germany, and she has been on the faculty of the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen since 1999.In her keynote speeches, available in both English and in German, she combines musical theater with leadership themes to create entertaining, inspiring and informative events.
A recipient of the prestigious Louis Sudler Award for the Arts from Emory University, Laura is coauthor of several German books, including Impulse: Präsentieren und Aktivieren (Jünger Verlag 2016) and Die besten Ideen für mehr Humor (GABAL Verlag, 2013). Her new book Dealing with Divas and other Difficult Personalities: A Mindful Approach to Improving Relationships in Your Business or Organization! was released by Castle Mount Media in June 2017! Laura is the proud mother of two and lives with her husband in Germany.