Elaine Laws (Props Designer) has been producing and directing theatre since 1967. For the past 25+ years she has been the Drama Director at Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville, Illinois.

Elaine is the Director of Production for because why not? theatre company, having directed the world premier production of Shannon Geier’s Shakespeare’s Women or the Bard’s Broads at the 2017 St. Lou Fringe Festival.

She has an extensive collection of hats – over 1000… and is always on the lookout to add to her equally impressive stockpile of close to 500 chairs.