with Laura Kate

Laura Kate Mancino, 10, launched her stage experience in the summer of 2017 with the production of Willy Wonka, Jr., in the role of Grandma Georgina, then was cast as Nana the dog in the 2018 production of Peter Pan, Jr., both performed at the Sooner Theatre. And in June, Laura Kate played the role of Junie B Jones, Jr., also at Sooner Theatre. She is the daughter of Tommy and Katherine Mancino and has two siblings, Charlotte, 16, and Jack, 14.

1.     Favorite book: Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

“I love how the book is so heart-felt. It made me cry 10 times!!”

2.     Her dogs Ruby and George

“George is a fluffy puppy with a big personality! Ruby is our older dog that likes to sleep, until she spots a squirrel!”

3.     Favorite song: “Sweet Creature” by Harry Styles

“I love the lyrics and everything about his voice!”

4.     Favorite hangout place: Barnes & Noble

“It’s so fun to meet my friends at Barnes & Noble to browse books, calendars and planners. We love getting a drink and treat at the Starbucks to catch up!”

5.     The artwork she has hanging in her room

“I love taking art classes in the summer. I have a collection of all my art pieces covering the walls in my room!”