Program Books/Leisa Rea

Leisa Rea

Leisa Rea has a background in theater, comedy, writing, and music. She has worked as an actor and director; written for stage, television, and radio; and played with the Ukulele Orchestra for the past 15 years.

Rea has taught stand-up comedy, written for the BAFTA-nominated series, Miranda (BBC), performed in her own critically acclaimed shows, and was the winner of the inaugural Musical Comedy Awards in 2009.

Away from orchestral duties, Rea brings her considerable experience as a performer and artist to people all over the world through her online ukulele teaching and workshops. Recently, she won an Arts Council of England grant to allow her to train as an audio digital producer.