“THEATRICAL GOLD. THIS SUPERB SHOW IS A RIOT OF COLOUR AND MOVEMENT,
WITH IRRESISTIBLE DANCE ROUTINES AND A WEALTH OF GERSHWIN CLASSICS.”
Michael Billington, THE GUARDIAN
“IT’S A SPECIAL SHOW WITH AN INDEFINABLE SOMETHING CALLED
GRACE AND A JOIE DE VIVRE THAT LIFTS IT, AND US, ALL NIGHT LONG.”
Ann Treneman, THE TIMES
“THIS LAVISH MUSICAL IS SUCH A TONIC IT SHOULD PROBABLY BE AVAILABLE ON PRESCRIPTION.”
Sarah Hemmings, FINANCIAL TIMES
Training: Leanne began her training at The Dorothy Coleborn School of Dancing and then the Royal Ballet School, graduating into the company in 2003.
Theatre includes: In 2015 Leanne made her Broadway debut, originating the role of Lise Dassin in An American in Paris. For this role, she was nominated for a Tony Award and Drama Desk award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. She won the Astaire Award for Best Dancer in 2015 and was awarded The Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in Theatre.
Dance includes: As a First Artist, Leanne danced in all the major Royal Ballet classics and created several roles with Liam Scarlett, The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Resident. This included Emily Dimmock and Annie E Crook in Sweet Violets and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel.