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 leah barker - biography

Leah Barker is a New York based actor, writer, and director.

She was born in Hartford, Connecticut but spent her early years in Shropshire, England where she began her theater training. Leah holds an honors B.F.A in drama from New York University Tisch's Experimental Theater Wing and also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London

She has worked with a number of current theater artists,
 including Lear DeBessonet, John Jesurun, and Tim Carroll.

Leah was the recipient of an award for Excellence in Playwriting from the Hartford Stage's Brand:NEW festival and is proud to have written and directed The Fancies in New York City.

Leah is currently pursuing varied acting roles in television, film and theater while also writing and developing her own projects.