- Power of Personal Narrative & the Healing Process
- Developing coping skills: intimacy issues, cultivating hope, & living in limbo
- Laura’s journey to rebuild and reclaim a life altered by illness.
- Please Send Hats! A one woman show about laughing & living through ovarian cancer
Laura Clark Hansen: Laughing and living through Ovarian Cancer is a humorous and heartwarming live one woman show that tells Laura Clark Hansen’s moving and often hilarious story of cancer survival.
While Laura’s story springs from the ovarian cancer experience, the key moments of her journey are something all cancer patients share in common, experiences such as; hair loss, changing friendships, developing coping skills, intimacy issues, cultivating hope, and living in limbo.
Depending on a group’s needs; themes, Laura will adapt the presentation to incorporate specific information and available time.
Laura provides hope and inspiration for survivors, their loved ones, and professional caregivers as it follows Laura’s journey to rebuild and reclaim a life altered by illness.
Laura also offers writing programs that explore the “Power of Personal Narrative & the Healing Process”.
These experiential programs provide a safe healing space where the novice writer as well as the seasoned professional can explore the cancer experience through the written word.
Laura Clark-Hansen is an actress, playwright and theater producer.
She holds a Masters Degree in Human Development and is the
co-founder of a theater company dedicated to helping groups and organizations.
She brings many years of writing and performing experience to the most important role she’s ever had to play; a supportive survivor and passionate advocate in the fight against Ovarian Cancer.
Please Laura a one woman show which has been hailed as; “inspirational”, “brilliant”, “funny”, and “eye-opening” by patients, caregivers, and professional health care providers…
“… We wanted survivors to have a chance to laugh and Laura brought that to the course. She was informative as well as hilarious. It was a hit and we will incorporate it in the future.”
Program manager, Foundation for Women’s Cancer…
“Experts from around North America on sexuality and cancer were uniformly amazed by her performance. Doctors and professors found themselves laughing at times and crying at others.”
Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Carbone Cancer Center
“We don’t usually think of cancer as having a funny side. Laura gives us reliable information while showing us the humor in guiding us through that process.”
Laughing and living through Ovarian Cancer is helping educate the public and our health care providers about the warning sign of ovarian cancer, while providing opportunities for cancer professionals and survivors to laugh, to talk and to hope.
Please Send Hats! A one woman show about laughing and living through ovarian cancer. Here’s to the journey!