Laura Jane (LJ) Turner

Teacher

 

Laura Jane Turner is an award winning Actor, Director and Producer with more than ten years experience in screen and stage. A First Class Honours Acting graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts (2013) and a First Class Honours Film graduate from SAE Creative Media Institute (2020), Laura Jane (or LJ) has toured internationally and throughout Victoria as a creative practitioner.

In addition to walking the red carpet with industry veterans in New York and attending exclusive, invitation-only mentoring sessions with industry leading Directors and Producers, LJ is the 2022 recipient of the Atlantic Acting School Scholarship presented in partnership with the Equity Foundation.

Committed to creating more opportunities for gender diverse and historically underrepresented people both in front of and behind the camera, LJ founded feminist film company, F Word Films in 2017. Now an award winning production company, F Word Films collaborates with like minded creatives to spotlight gender diverse and queer stories.

LJ is deeply passionate about sharing their experiences, training and knowledge with new and emerging creative students and looks forward to fostering a love of the arts and creative expression with students at Grace Acting Studios. You can check out their work at  www.laurajaneturner.com