Abigail Lafont (She/Her/Hers) is a teaching artist, actor, and director originally from New
Orleans, Louisiana. She is so excited to be a Teaching Artist with EDGE of Orion! She
recently received her BFA in Acting from Oklahoma City University. She is currently a teaching
artist for the Chicago Children’s Theatre and has been a teaching artist for the Oklahoma
Children’s Theatre for two years. Abigail loves working with young people to develop their
talents, using the classroom to play, discover, and explore storytelling in different and creative
ways. Her goal as a teaching artist is to inspire in her students a love for theatre that was
instilled in her by the teachers who once taught her.