Presenter Profile

Leah Watson

Guest Artist

Originally from Denver Colorado, Leah started acting, moving, and creating as soon as she could walk. In the last decade she has had the opportunity to cultivate her artistic craft at Denver School of the Arts, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, The School at Steppenwolf, Denver Center of Performing Arts, and The University of Colorado.

 

7 years ago she began to investigate aerial arts, first with pole and most recently with low dance and static trapeze. While living in Los Angeles she had the great pleasure of training, teaching, and performing various apparatus at The Choreography House under the instruction of Kelly Yvonne. Her current passion is integrating the worlds of movement, theatre, and aerial arts.

 

Her favorite author is J.K Rowling, her favorite food is sushi, and her primary passion is storytelling.

Leah's Workshops


    Kinesthetic Character

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, Dance, , , ,

    2/3 Hr Movement Workshop
    Coed Ages 17+

    Underneath the mind of every great character is a living, breathing, feeling body. Drawing vocabulary from yoga, foundational ballet, modern dance, aerial arts, and movement composition, this workshop aims to quiet the mind, engage the body, and create space for the actor to cultivate a present, authentic character from the ground up.

    Class Objective: To step back from the heady work of scene study and hold space for the body to craft character.

    Power Pose

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, , ,

    2/3 Hr Movement Workshop
    Coed Ages 14-18

    Embody your most confident you. Whether your goal is to audition with poise, embody complex characters, or simply connect to your personal power- your body holds the key. Drawing vocabulary from yoga, modern dance, aerial arts, and movement composition, this workshop provides practical skills for cultivating presence, confidence, and calm on and off the stage.

    Class Objective: To provide useable skills for cultivating presence, confidence, and calm in and out of the theatre.