Laura M. Zervic

Executive Director

Laura joined the Civic as Executive Director in July 2021, after a lengthy career as an Advertising, Promotions and Trademark Attorney. No stranger to the Civic, Laura debuted on the Civic stage in 2009 in The Affections of May. Laura’s theater experience spans over 35 years, and includes acting, directing, producing and stage-managing in a variety of productions in Cincinnati, Chicago and Kalamazoo. Favorite performances include Only Rose, Noises Off, Lend Me a Tenor, Company and the Civic’s production of The World Goes Round. Laura made her Civic directorial debut in 2023 with First Date. Laura devotes much of her time to her community and to the Gull Lake Community Schools, where she is a champion of the arts, creating fine arts opportunities for students. Laura serves as the President of the GLCS Fine Arts Foundation and has served on the GLCS Board of Education since 2018.