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Photo Credit: Billy Bustamante

Leah has proudly worked as an actor, teacher, and

theatre collaborator for over two decades,

and is a member of Actors Equity Association.

As a Philadelphia-based artist, Leah has performed with numerous local theatre companies, including

Philadelphia Theatre Company, Walnut Street Theatre,

Arden Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company, People's Light,

1812 Productions, Theatre Horizon,

InterAct Theatre Company, 11th Hour Theatre Company,

Pig Iron Theatre Company, EgoPo Productions,

Montgomery Theatre Company, Mum Puppettheatre,

Azuka Theatre, Temple University, among many others.

She has developed new plays, and performed

Off-Broadway at Ars Nova with the Berserker Residents,

and with The Debate Society

at Playwrights Horizons SuperLab.

Leah currently teaches at Temple University, and

has previously taught at the University of the Arts,

the Arden Theatre, the Walnut Street Theatre,

the HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy,

and privately.

Leah's training began as a Drama Student at Ithaca College where she received a BA degree and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While enrolled at Ithaca College, she spent three semesters abroad and trained at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Theater Institute in Waterford, CT, the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia, and the Gate Theatre of London, England. It was during her undergraduate career that she became interested in theatrical movement work, particularly that of Michael Chekhov, and has studied his acting technique with the International Michael Chekhov Association. She is graduate of Temple University’s MFA Acting program.


Leah's current scholarship is focused on elevating the unique voices of her students through her studies with

Theatrical Intimacy Education, Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, and has completed training with

the International Coach Federation. 

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