Born and raised in Mexico City where very young she started developing a career in the Performing Arts. She was a resident of Veracruz for many years working as educator, teaching artist, theater actor, voice in radio, stage director, independent theatre producer, honey and rainbow trout farmer. With almost 20 years in Chicago, Ms Crotte has worked in Arts Education and Arts and Cultural Integration to Education in more than 70 public, charter and private pk-12 schools performing and providing in-school and after-school workshops, classes, trainings and residencies with students, teachers and parents. She performed in OTSFM for the first time in 2000 singing with Hoy Son, a Mexican and Latin American Music quartet at La Peña and has created a vibrant, magical, colorful show for OTS Día de Muertos field trip for many years. Laura has been an Hola Wiggleworms teacher since 2015 and brings musical exposure to 0-5 children at Carole Robertson Center for Learning. Mexican traditional and folk songs, stories, rhymes, games, rhythms and culture is what one can find in Laura´s classes, performances, or workshops.
Started at the Old Town School in September of 2015