Leah Thomas
Dancer, Actor
ACTRA APPRENTICE
“You are capable of everything, so go be everything.”
– Christina Gucciardi

Leah Thomas is a Toronto based artist who began her journey as a professional dancer at the young age of three. This versatile dancer trained for 14 years at Mississauga School of Dance in ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, acrobatics, musical theatre and hip hop. While competing internationally Leah won prestigious awards, titles and scholarships at competitions such as; The Dance Awards, Tremaine and Artist Simply Human. In addition to earning Distinction in Grade 1-8 of Royal Academy of Dance Ballet syllabus examinations. At 21 years old Leah graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors Degree in Dance and Con-Current Education Degree in the Primary/Junior Division.

Leah currently tours as a Principal Dancer with StepOne Dance Company performing in all styles on the WorldStage with Holland America Line around Europe, Caribbean & South America. In 2020 she starred in the Tony Award Winning After Midnight Musical, Choreographed by Warren Carlyle. Where Leah performed in over 130 shows during her eight- month contract aboard the Norwegian Escape. In 2018 & 2019 Leah was a Raptors 905 Saugacity Dancer/Co-Captain where she performed at NBA G League games in the styles Jazz Funk & Hip Hop. Over the years she has been fortunate to learn from talented artist such as; Jason Sparks, Kaela Faloon, John Ottman, Shavar Blackwood, David Norsworthy & Leon Blackwood. Leah has had the opportunity to dance in Christina Digiuseppe’s Contemporary works Exyst & Mizpah, Echo Dance Company’s Breaking Formality, Shavar Blackwood’s Eye Candy Production Euphoria in addition to many Toronto Showcases; Fever AfterDark, Choreographers Ball and Young Creators Challenge.

Leah branched into the Television/Film Industry appearing on networks such as: CBC, BET+, Paramount + and CBS. She is proud to be showcased in Canada’s Hit Emmy Nominated Series “The Porter” as a Stardust Dancer directed by Charlies Officer and R.T. Thorne. Leah will also be spotted dancing through the Enterprise on Season 2 of Star Trek: Strange New World. Now as a Full ACTRA Member Leah’s passion for Dance & Acting is becoming a reality.

Leah is a professional, hard-working and passionate Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer within the Greater Toronto Area. She continues to expand her vocabulary of movement by training with esteemed educators worldwide and is now a proud member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance. Leah Thomas continues to strive for her dreams and looks forward too many more opportunities in the entertainment industry worldwide.