Beth-LairdBeth L.

Three Words that Best Describe Beth:  Goofy, Reliable, Honest,

Artistry and Special Skills:  Singing, Dancing, Theatre, Ukulele, Cooking & Baking, Yoga, Hula Hoop

Beth earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from Emerson College in Boston, MA. Professionally, Beth has toured with the 1st National Tour of GHOST The Musical (a la the famous Patrick Swayze/Demi Moore movie), and also internationally with Beauty and the Beast, has played the likes of many characters on Disney Cruise Line, and most recently came of the 1st National Tour if Disney’s Newsies.  One of her favorite roles to play has been Ariel in The Little Mermaid at White Plains Performing Arts Center in White Plains, NY.

Between Philadelphia, where she hails from, Boston, where she spent four years studying, and NYC, her current home base, Beth is a proud east-coast-city-girl. She has been lucky enough through her work as a Musical Theatre actress, to have traveled the country, and even the world! These experiences have deepened her appreciation for the diversity of culture, and people. One of her favorite activities is to meet new people and learn about them.

Childcare Experience:  Beth has been babysitting since high school, and has worked with kids of all ages, in lots of different settings. She’s often enjoyed teaching and assisting with various children’s choirs, dance classes, and theatre groups. Creativity is at the core of most everything she does! She also is a new Auntie, and is thoroughly obsessed with her nephew. Beth’s experience covers activities like after school pick-up, homework help, trips to the park, making dinner, bath time, bedtime (with the occasional story or lullaby), general play time, and infant care.

Personal Interests:  Beth enjoys playing the ukulele, coloring, puzzles, listening to music, playing games, and just talking. She prides herself on being a good listener, too, and believes that conversation is a great tool for developing interpersonal skills. Beth loves spontaneous adventures, eating good food, a GREAT cup of coffee, and the company of others. She is always eager to learn something new.

Personal Quote:  “Secretly we’re all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be.” – J.K. Rowling

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