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Laura Z.

Looking for a way to build and connect your community while keeping everyone safe and physically distant? Laura Z.’s personalized communal Mad Lib experiences will give your group that feeling of joy and unity from the safety of a Zoom room.

You may recognize Laura Z. as the host and creator of The Old Globe’s digital arts engagement program Word Up! She currently manages arts engagement programs at the Globe and is a freelance journalist, performer, and video host/presenter. Born and raised in San Diego, she innovates new forms of collaborative storytelling by utilizing social and digital media to develop accessible types of performing art.

Because bookings are contingent on event dates, please contact Laura to request any services.

Certain not-for-profit organizations and out-of-work teachers may be eligible for a sliding scale. Please inquire.



Party Game Mad Lib

Great for birthdays, holidays, bachelorette nights, family celebrations, and more!
Up to 20 people participate in a story-building party activity.
(Both family-friendly and adult versions available.)
$100 for a 15–20-minute Mad Lib experience.
$200 for a 60-minute standard Mad Lib experience.
$300 for a 60-minute customized Mad Lib experience.

Original Mad Lib Team-Building Experience

$400 for an original Mad Lib experience through a facilitated 90-minute team-building workshop with up to 20 participants. (Additional participants require an additional facilitator, and price adjusts accordingly.)
$300 for a semi-customized Mad Lib experience through a facilitated 60-minute team-building workshop.

Drag King Cameos

For fun birthday greetings, online faith services, congratulations messages, and more!
A 30-second stylized video featuring Hillcrest drag performer Laura the Explora, shot and edited by San Diego videographer Eboni Harvey.
Character options: Freddie Mercury, George Michael, Julio Iglesias, Paul Anka, and Frankie Valli.
Customizable elements include handheld props, song choice, and text for a visual message.
*Videos are for personal use only. Commercial-use videos must be negotiated separately. Inquire for details.

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