Native to the vibrant city of Chicago, Leslie’s roots run deep in its rich artistic soil. Her early involvement in programs at the Black Ensemble Theater and Collaboraction Theater has not only shaped her as an artist but also instilled a profound connection to the city’s theatrical tapestry. With over a decade immersed in the world of song, Leslie’s musical journey has spanned ten years, with a remarkable six years of professional experience. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Theater from Western Illinois University, Leslie is a proud alumna of an institution that laid the foundation for her artistic endeavors.
Leslie brings a unique blend of passion, skill, and hometown pride to her role as a Teaching Artist. Join her in unlocking the magic of performance, where every note and every step tell a story that resonates with the heartbeat of Chicago’s youth and its theatrical legacy.