In 2015 Lara relocated to NYC after a three-year stint in Seattle, WA. She grew up in central Massachusetts, and .
has performed all over New England, New York, Washington state, and abroad in Scotland.
Lara grew up dancing in musical theater, went to college for acting, took private voice lessons, and has participated in many workshops for singing, dancing, acting, and modeling.
She has enjoyed doing commercials, film, photo shoots, voiceover, children's theater, puppetry, and mask work.
In 2007 she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fitchburg State University with an English Major/Theater concentration, and a Music Minor.
Additional training includes voice with William Carey, coaching with Elaine Smith-Purcell and Anne Allgood, Classical Singer Convention 2010, Richard Crittendon Summer Opera Workshop 2009, film acting with Tom Logan and Richard McElvain, modeling at John Robert Powers and New England Models Group, and dance intensives at Steps, Broadway Dance Center, Jeannette Neill Dance Co, and Northern Ballet Theater.
2012 Top Three Finalist at the North Shore Star Competition, for singing "Una voce poco fa," from Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville).
2007 Fitchburg State University Idol 3rd Place.
2007 Irene Ryan Nomination from the American College Theater Festival.
2006 and 2007 Outstanding Senior in Music from Fitchburg State University.
2006 Irene Ryan Alternate Nomination from the American College Theater Festival.
"...the cast who deliver Sondheim’s brilliant lyrics with confidence and Broadway-ready skill." - Emma Sailer, The Daily (regarding SMT's Forum).
"So much talent in so many areas. Lara's superb acting is matched by her gorgeous voice, comic timing and movement. She also inspires everyone else around her to excel. Lara receives my highest recommendation." - Bryan Willis playwright-in-residence at Northwest Playwrights Alliance at Seattle Repertory Theatre.
"I have performed with Lara in a number of musical shows. Concerts, stage plays and corporate team building events over the years. She is a multi-talented performer with a remarkable singing voice, dance skills, great acting abilities, a quick wit, a sharp mind, and a warm friendly demeanor. Put that together with her striking beauty and her hard-working dedication to her craft and you have a star. Lara is a joy to work with and would be a major asset on any project." - Kevin Prentice, Team Building Designer, Developer and Facilitator/ Owner of Ant & Grasshopper.
"Lara's professional approach to every Job Situation/Opportunity, makes her a consistent "first choice" in casting. Her delightful demeanor shines through and radiates on camera, while her golden vocals border ecstatic in lead as well as back-up parts. She is beautiful from the inside out, and I give her the highest rating and recommendation for any position in your production or production company. Any further information/concerns may be addressed with me directly. Thank You for considering this wonderful individual!" - RC Jacobs, Casting-Managing Director at
BIG SMILE Entertainment.
"The angel, (Lara Fox) her voice, her costume, the lighting, woo! I got chills!...It all came together well. I loved the end. Just right. What a show! Thanks." - Patty, an audience member at Santa's First Magical Ride.
"I liked how strong across the board (stature on stage, facial and body movement, acting, confidence, ability to project in a big hall across a full orchestra, etc.) you were," - Pacific Northwest lyric/classical tenor.
"My voice teacher, Bob Gartside, thought you were the star of the cast of Rough-Face Girl. He loved your diction and way with the text and thought you were stunning visually!" - Gabriella Snyder, creator of Rough-Face Girl, and Robert Gartside, formerly of the Voice faculty at Boston University.