An American In Paris – Official UK


Lise Dassin

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.

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