Marie Laure took up acting after moving to Philadelphia in 2011, leaving behind a career in chemistry and pharmaceuticals. This radical change followed a period of introspection and the realization that passionate curiosity about human nature and emotion are what drove her. From 2011 to 2015 Marie Laure studied acting with several East Coast schools across diverse methods. In the US she appeared in theatre, film, commercials and language learning DVDs for children.