Originally from Michigan, Leslie's credits include: Maria in West Side Story , Tuptim in The King and I , Eliza in My Fair Lady , Jane in Brigadoon , Julie in Carousel ; Hope in Anything Goes ; Vamperella in Dracula: An Original Musical , Terri in Life in the Trees directed by Peter Ratray at the Raven Playhouse in the NOHO Theatre district, Patty Andrews of the Andrews' Sisters in the workshop production of Peter Ratray's adaptation of Studs Terkel's The Good War at the Blank Theatre Company and recently in New York Off-Broadway at The McGinn-Cazale Theatre. Also The Merry Widow , with Edie Adams and a benefit concert of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson for the Rubicon Theatre Company.
has sung on many independent movie recording projects, demos and original musical recordings and performances in Los Angeles and in New York City. She can be heard on the cast recording of the musical adaptation of Eugene O'Neils Desire Under the Elms recorded in New York City. Leslie sang with the Millenium Dreams Choir led by Howard McCrary. She was the featured Soprano Soloist for the LA Film Festival tribute to Dave Grusin in an original choral arrangement of On Golden Pond . Leslie can also be heard on the new Millennium Soundtrack for the movie Metropolis and The Hunchback of Notre Dame and was touring with both projects. Leslie premiered the role of the Diva in The Hunchback of Notre Dame at the New York Avignon Film Festival 2001. Leslie has performed in many musical review shows in and around the Los Angeles area. Motion picture credits include Nothing in Common, Harlem Nights, The Naked Gun, and Naked Gun 33 1/3 . TV credits include appearances on The Jackie Thomas Show, Family Album, Days of Our Lives and General Hospital.
When Leslie is not busy singing she is running her Graphic Design business, l.a.soul design , here in Los Angeles. Her clients are very diverse from National Magazines layout & design to CD/DVD packaging as well as promotional materials for the entertainment industry. She enjoys working with independent singers in developing their CD packaging and branding.