About

Leah Platt is an actor based in New York City. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, she is a recent graduate of Northwestern University with a double major in Theatre and Psychology, a Certificate in Music Theatre, and a Module in Screen Acting. Leah is currently on the First National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof as a swing and understudy for Tzeitel, Hodel, and Fruma Sarah! Catch her fiddling across the country through August 2019.

When she's not belting Beyoncé in the shower or baking cookie dough-infused desserts, you can also find Leah teaching a variety of fitness classes. She most recently teaches cycling classes at Equinox Fitness Clubs around Manhattan. 

 

News


 
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On October 6th, Leah is producing and performing in a cabaret called “Put Me In, Coach!” at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The cabaret will feature 14 performers singing songs from roles they could play tomorrow. More info on tickets coming soon!

 
 
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For the last year, Leah toured the country with the Fiddler on the Roof First National Tour! Directed by Bartlett Sher and choreographed by Hofesh Shechter, Leah was a swing and understudy for Tzeitel, Hodel, and Fruma Sarah through August 2019. Check out her Instagram for info on her travels, performances, and experience!

 
 
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On September 29th, Leah performed in Charlotte Morris’ concert “To New York With Love” at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Taking us through the ups and downs of this crazy city we call home, Charlotte debuted the timeline of her original music from her first iTunes single to her latest release.

 
 
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Last summer, Leah was the Creative Producer and a performer in "Adulting: a Stumble Through Life's Freshman Year" at The Green Room at New World Stages. Watch her sing  "I'm a Star" by Scott Alan at this link, or check out Media for more videos!

 
 
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In July of 2018, Leah sang in the brand new song cycle "Breaking Ground" through the New York Musical Festival.  She sang the solo song "Free to Be Me," as well as "Ghosted," "Everyone is Heard," and "Keep It Together." Click here for a video of her performance of "Free To Be Me."

 
 
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In the spring of 2018, Leah participated in a workshop reading of Bring It On The Musical, JR. for Music Theatre International. Playing the part of Bridget, Leah helped adaptors Lindsay Maron and Alex Ratner bring the high energy script and score to life in preparation for the world premiere pilot production this summer!