Ollstein Solo Show Class at UCLA Begins January 27

Writing Yourself onto the Stage: The One-Person Show The solo show is theater at its best. The bare essentials–a good story and one performer. This course is for writers, actors, comics, and anyone who wants to create (or are in the process of creating) their... read more

Look What She Did! Laurel Ollstein on Jerrie Cobb

Here’s a video of my appearance on the Look What She Did! series.  This was a great opportunity to share some of my thoughts about the almost first female astronaut, Jerrie Cobb, the main character in They Promised Her the... read more

Go See Diary of a Teenage Girl

If you’re in NY or LA go see this movie this weekend. I am so proud of Mari Heller for telling this story so beautifully! “Minnie Goetze, the 15-year-old heroine of “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” is a would-be cartoonist who, despite her first name, is... read more

Check out Alice Tuan discussing Rachel Crothers

Check out this Look What She Did! interview with my collaborator and great friend, playwright Alice Tuan disccussing Rachel Crothers, an early feminist playwright and director.  I had such a great time directing Alice’s play HIT at the Los Angeles Theatre... read more