Leo is a natural performer and has been on stage with the BRAVO! Performing Arts Academy since he was 8 years old. He has a passion for acting and musical theater where he can showcase his skills in acting, singing and dancing. He also likes to play the piano and alto sax. Leo is currently cast as a principal in the Chicago Regional Theater Premier of “Fun Home” at the Victory Garden Theater in 2017 directed by Gary Griffin. His other recent credits include playing Leroy in “Numbers Nerds”, a new musical developed by producer Larry Little in the large cast version at the Madison Street Theater. With his Academy, Leo's favorite roles include Young Simba in “Lion King Jr”, Ching Ho in “Modern Millie”, Jeremy in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, Iago in “Aladdin Jr”, Hollywood Agent in “Flat Stanley”. Leo had the opportunity to perform a solo at the 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival under the direction of Tim McDonald and Marty Johnson.
Leo continues his training in acting, vocals, tap and musical theater. He is an avid soccer player and a former level 8 competitive USA boys gymnast. He is an 8th grader at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Oak Park, Illinois where he is a focused and hard-working student.