Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Theatre
Leslie Becker


Leslie Becker

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Musical Theatre Mentor (2016)

Leslie Becker has spent much of her life in the entertainment industry by combining her passion for acting, writing and empowering others. She was the pioneer of the bringing organization and business smarts to the acting community back in 1994 after publishing her best-selling book The Organized Actor®. With the dozens of books and products she has created for actors, her teachings have reached over 500,000 actors over the past two decades.

As an actress, Leslie has appeared on Broadway and major National Tours in BONNIE & CLYDE, ANYTHING GOES, WICKED, CINDERELLA, NINE, AMAZING GRACE, SHOW BOAT and BEAUTY & THE BEAST. Regionally she has starred in nearly 100 production across the country including as Mrs. Wilkinson in BILLY ELLIOT, Mother in RAGTIME, Dolly Levi in HELLO, DOLLY, Marmee in LITTLE WOMEN, Dorothy in 42nd STREET, Velma in HAIRSPRAY, The Beggar Woman in SWEENEY TODD, Meg Boyd in DAMN YANKEES, Anna in THE KING AND I, and many others.

Also a creator of theatre, Leslie has written book and lyrics for several musicals including A PROPER PLACE which will have its World Premiere Main Stage Production at The Village Theatre in Issaquah, WA in March 2017.

Passionate about helping other actors and artists find success and joy in their careers, Leslie is honored to be the student mentor for Michigan State University’s Musical Theatre Program! Learn more at http://www.lesliebecker.com/www.LeslieBecker.com