Originally from the USA, Leslie moved to Australia leaving behind an extensive performing career in Broadway musicals and Broadway national touring productions. She was last seen on Broadway playing Mona in the Tony Award winning musical Chicago. She also toured with Chicago playing Go To Hell Kitty alongside Chita Rivera, Ben Vereen and Ute Lemper in Las Vegas. Other Broadway credits include Ragtime, Victor/Victoria, My Fair Lady, State Fair, Steel Pier, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Ain’t Broadway Grand and My Favorite Year. She also toured the USA with Crazy For You, My Fair Lady, State Fair and Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. Her movie credits include Mao’s Last Dancer, Superman Returns and Anything But Love.
Leslie’s choreography credits include Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (STC), She Loves Me at the Hayes Theatre, Big River for Neglected Musicals and the Australian Dance Awards. In 2018 she returned to the stage in Funny Girl in Concert for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and in 2021 she will choreograph Home I’m Darling for STC. Leslie also teaches Musical Theatre at Sydney Dance Company and at ED5 International under the direction of her mentor and dear friend William Alexander Forsythe.
Leslie is grateful and thrilled to be a part of Pippin. She would like to thank her beloved husband Andrew and her children Daniel, Grace and Isabella for their endless love and support. Sincere thank you to T&E Management.