Analisa Leaming

Analisa Leaming

Broadway star Analisa Leaming, praised as having “a graceful, charming stage presence…” (Kansas City Star), is known for her outstanding performances, her captivating singing voice, and her versatility in Opera, musical theatre, and on concert stages. After a successful run as Principal Rosalie Mullins in Broadway’s School of Rock, she hit the road as Irene Molloy in the national tour of the 2017 Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, DollyMs. Leaming is now launching her touring customizable workshop “A Balancing Act” to aspiring artists from middle schoolers to college students. What began as a podcast designed to uplift fellow actors has blossomed into an interactive class where Leaming shares her passion for negotiating the ups and downs of showbiz, and how to be wildly successful and happy while doing it.

Artist Bio

Broadway star Analisa Leaming, praised as having “a graceful, charming stage presence…” (Kansas City Star), is known for her outstanding performances, her captivating singing voice, and her versatility in Opera, musical theatre, and on concert stages. After a successful run as Principal Rosalie Mullins in Broadway’s School of Rock, she hit the road as Irene Molloy in the national tour of the 2017 Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, DollyMs. Leaming is now launching her touring customizable workshop “A Balancing Act” to aspiring artists from middle school to college students. What began as a podcast designed to uplift fellow actors has blossomed into an interactive class where Leaming shares her passion for negotiating the ups and downs of showbiz, and how to be wildly successful and happy while doing it.

In 2015, Analisa made her Broadway début as Anita in the revival of On the Twentieth Century alongside Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher. She went on to make her Lincoln Center début taking over the role of Anna in the Broadway revival of The King and I and performed in the 2017 revival of Hello, Dolly! as Irene Molloy for select performances alongside Bette Midler. On concert stages, Ms. Leaming was seen in Step into the Light at the Sheen Center and Musicals in May in Pueblo, CO. Off-Broadway credits include: Angharad in A Time for Singing with The York Theatre Company, Millicent Henderson in Rodger and Hammerstein’s Pipe Dream and Gossip Girl in Where’s Charley? at NY City Center Encores!

In addition to Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, Ms. Leaming led companies all over the U.S. portraying many different roles including: Amalia in She Loves Me at the Infinity Theatre, Mabel in Pirates! at the MUNY, Marian Paroo in The Music Man at the Geva Theatre, Maria in The Sound of Music, the title role in Mary Poppins at Kansas City, Milly in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Ogunquit Playhouse, Irene Molloy in Hello, Dolly! at North Shore Music Theatre, and Sarah Jane in the world première of Arlington at the Magic Theatre. She also performed in several tours, including, the role of Sister Sophia and cover for Maria on the international tour of The Sound of Music and the role of Grace Farrell in the National Tour of Annie.

Other accomplishments include her international concert début on a three-city tour in Germany with the Kurt Weill Festival alongside the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz and a semi-staged production of Weill’s Down in the Valley performing the role of Jennie. While attending the prestigious Eastman School of Music, she starred in L’etoile, and was featured in two Sondheim musicals: Assassins and Company. She was also one of the youngest winners of the Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers.

Video

Analisa Leaming Concert and Cabaret Reel

“Last Night When I Returned”

“Down The Aisle” by Eric Loehr

Analisa Leaming performing ‘Cockeyed Optimist,’ ‘I’m a Stranger Here Myself,’ and ‘Goodnight My Someone’ at Kurt Weill Festival in Germany.

Press

"...a need for connection that beams out of her pores...” – The Mercury News

Arlington – “Leaming is so captivating…her performance is both fresh and carefully wrought with such translucent vulnerability, a need for connection that beams out of her pores.”

"...steals the show...” – The Boston Globe

Ribbons Down My Back – “Analisa Leaming is outstanding and her rendition of “Ribbons Down My Back” nearly steals the show”

"...a graceful, charming stage presence... – Kansas City Star

Mary Poppins – “Leaming has a graceful, charming stage presence and is convincing in her oh-so-clever depiction of Mary Poppins”

"...is top-to-toe magnetic in the sung-through role of Sara Jane..." – San Francisco Chronicle

Arlington – “Analisa Leaming…is top-to-toe magnetic in the sung-through role of Sara Jane. She sings sweetly about her love for her husband and comically about her mother’s many plastic surgeries and gives us operatic intensity when nightmares take over the tranquillity she is trying to maintain.”

"...a show-stopper...” – The Hub Review

Ribbons Down My Back – “There was lovely singing on tap from Analisa Leaming, who made the little-known “Ribbons Down My Back” practically a show-stopper.”