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Senior Ballet Faculty
A former soloist with Boston Ballet under the direction of Founder, E. Virginia Williams, Ms. Woodies toured the US and Europe with Dennis Wayne’s DANCERS, and was a Guest Artist with New York Dance Theater at Lincoln Center. Her musical theater credits include: “Cassie” in A Chorus Line directed by Michael Bennett; principal cover in On Your Toes directed by George Abbott; “Flo” in The Mystery of Edwin Drood with author/composer Rupert Holmes; and created the role of “Kathleen” in Drumwright with John Cullum. As a choreographer and director: California Music Theater, Lifetime, Disney, Paramount, Brown University, Eastern Nazarene College and Walnut Hill School. Ms. Woodies has received DramaLogue, Robby and an IRNE Nomination.
Leslie is pleased to have accepted a 2008 appointment to Harvard University – Faculty of Arts and Sciences as Visiting Lecturer on Dramatic Arts, teaching a course on “Dance in Musical Theatre” as well as a faculty member of the Boston Conservatory. Ms. Woodies is also Master Class teacher for ballet and musical theatre as well as a Pilates instructor.