Raised in Chickasha, Oklahoma by a children's librarian and a rodeo clown/drama teacher, more affectionately known as Mom & Dad, Talaura has always been a storyteller. It runs in the family.
As a writer, her work has appeared at ESPA Detention and Across A Crowded Room at NYPL Performing Arts, and in print in 105 Five Minute Plays and The 10-Minute Musical: An Anthology from the SOUND BITES Festival. Her short musical Book Lovers, written with Jonathan Bauerfeld, is available for licensing with MTI.
 
As an actor, she has performed in readings, workshops, and productions with Primary Stages, The Pearl, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Lark, Stable Cable, among others.
 
She is a staff writer at Playbill and a BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop lyricist. Proud member AEA and Dramatists Guild.
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