Laurel van der Linde
Laurel van der Linde’s first career was as a ballet dancer. Trading her pointe shoes for character pumps, she segued into Broadway musical theater dancing in A Chorus Line, Annie, My Fair Lady, and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She also worked with legendary choreographers Gower Champion and Micheal Kidd. Van der Linde is also a voice-over artist and an instructor of creative writing for children at UCLA. She has published four books for kids. She has two sons, Gower and Gavin, and breeds and trains Arabian horses on her ranch in Valencia, CA.