leatss tutors - past

LEATSS

Luxembourg European Annual Theatre Summer School

JULIA MCLEISH

Teacher, Singer, Director, Musical Director and Animateur

An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.

Barrie Keeffe (playwright and screenwriter)

Julia trained at Middlesex University and has performed as a singer in many Musicals, concert halls and venues across the UK. She is the Artistic Director of Bedfordshire Youth Opera, being nominated for an East of England Arts Award for her 2001 production of Sweeney Todd. Other recent productions include Riders to the Sea (JM Synge), Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan), Down in the Valley (Weill) and Into the Woods (Sondheim). Recently she has set up her own company Peculiar Productions which approaches work with an original educational concept. She has taught for eight years across the entire educational spectrum from schools and colleges to work in Higher Education at Luton University and most recently has been working as a choral animateur with under-privileged children.

(last updated 2002)

Julia McLeish was a tutor in: 2002