FRANCESCA LEYLAND (Simone)

 

Training: Francesca hails from the Shetland Islands and trained at The Dance School of Scotland on the Musical Theatre Course and The Arts Educational School, London (BA Hons Degree in Musical Theatre) graduating summer 2010.

 

Theatre includes: Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the 02 featured ensemble, Les Miserables (London Queens Theatre 25th Anniversay cast), Whilst training at Arts Ed, Irene/Mary in Jerry Springer The Opera, Julia Sullivan in The Wedding Singer, Finalist in 'The Stephen Sondheim Student Young Performer of the Year', Princess Jasmine in Aladdin (UK Productions 2008/09) and Ensemble in Christmas In New York (Lyric Theatre 2007).  Francesca was picked out as the 'Experts Choice' in The Stage for her Arts Ed showcase.


Workshops:  Original cast workshop of 'Once Apon A Time at the Adelphi' written by Phil Willmott which went on to win a TMA award for best musical production

 

DVD: Les Miserables 25th Anniversay Production at the 02