Laura Mairwen Reyes Holmes is a 13 year old actress, model and dancer. She started dancing at a young age if 3 years old, as well as modeling for local ads as a baby. She then focused off camera for a while and started competitive dancing at 7 years old, while attending Adams School of Dance now Dynamic Fusion Dance Studio. She also attended Stars R Us Dance Studio where she competed with a broader genre of dance. Other dance affiliations are Imperium House of Dance and Dance Station, and currently takes private lessons. She has won several awards and placed within the Top 5 in several competitions, Photogenic Awards and Dance Scholarships in both regional and national competitions.
Laura decided at the age of 11 that she wanted to pursue modeling and acting again and lie low with dance and competing. She was signed with Images Models and Actors, St Louis immediately, and within 6 months was on her way to participate in Industry Network in Los Angeles, CA. Here, she competed in acting and modeling, training with professional coaches and took classes to enhance her skills. She was awarded Top 10/Honorable Mention for Modeling in High Fashion Runway, Modeling in Swimwear, Teen actor for Scene, Teen model for Headshots, Model of the Year and Actor of the year 2018. She also ended the evening with over-all winner for Teen in Commercial Acting awarded by Sam Krumrine known for actor in La La Land and other multiple Hollywood blockbusters. She also performed as a dancer in the performance gala.
Laura has succeeded in the local film industry since she was 11 years old with a combination of being gifted with a photographic memory and able to memorize scripts in a short period of time, as well as unique ethnic Filipino/Caucasian background where she can play almost any character suited for her age and look, and immense discipline and dedication to her job. She landed with an IMDb debut for a Mutant in the SAG feature film, Assassin 33 A.D. (2019) by Jim Carroll in Dallas, TX. Now 13 years old and loving it, she is currently working on films such as The Man In Room 6, a horror/thriller film by Trevor Juenger and Carrie Juenger (2020) in Live or Die Productions as Young Elizabeth; Clowns! Under Fire by Frank Puszert (2020) as a witness and a Dancing Clown; Thandi's Love (2020) as Young Thandi Boran, and can be seen in films Goodbye (2020) by Jackson Chintha, and Shakespeare's Mummy (2020) by Adam Boster and just got booked for a new sci-fi superhero genre film, Rave (2019) as Carol Reparso, by Kevin L. Coffman. She was recently signed with Five Star Management by Cindy Huffman for Los Angeles and Atlanta market for both modeling and acting.
Laura has also participated in Shutterfest 2019, a national photography conference by the world renowned photographer, Salvatore Cincotta and has successfully been featured in the Anniversary issue for July 2019, photographed by Star-One Photography. She has also been selected to be on the cover for Shoots Model Magazine, photographed by Photography by Tammy KC. She has also modeled for SunPopz Eyewear by Tony Erker in St Louis, MO photographed by Emily Johnson, and and has been brand ambassador for multiple clothing lines such as Izzy Be, Be You Brands and Just Strong Apparel to name a few.
She has worked under modeling coaches Alima Albari and Diane Hunter in Los Angeles, CA and Michael Jones and Dashawn Franklin in St Louis for Walk Fashion Show and Hearts and Fabric Fashion Show. She has also recently been selected to model for Toni Da La Couture fashion and has upcoming shows in St. Louis. She is enjoying her time as an incoming 8th grader in St. John Neumann Catholic School and plays soccer, guitar and piano and traveling on her free time. She is also plans to be more active in theater productions in the future and play the ukelele and learn photography. She plans to work hard to attend Harvard School of Medicine as an Orthopedic Surgeon in the future.
Other photographers she has worked with:
Audrey Woulard: Kids and the City
Timothy Flynn Photography
Jeremy Braggs Photography
Blueline Photography by Cameron Cleland
Tou Young Photography
Aurora Photography by Jennifer Butler
Thom King Photography
Stewart Thomas Photography
Eric Burke Photography
Tim Bradshaw Photography
J R Guest Photography
Red Angle Photography
Kristie Kegg Photography
Jim Cairns Photography
Jeff Peterson Photography
Mikey Huang Photography
Dalena Carroll Photography
Images by Rita Hough
Tammy Dean Photos
She can also be found in Actor's Access, Casting Networks in LA Casting and Atlanta, GA.