Leo is a musical director and award-winning composer.
Since making his West End debut working on Marianne Elliott’s acclaimed revival of Company (Gielgud Theatre), his MD credits include Gypsy (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester), Guys and Dolls (Cameron Mackintosh Theatre, Mountview), Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse), Project Broadway (Symphony Space, New York), and the Music Theatre Group New Writing Programme (National Theatre Studio).
Leo trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London, completing an MA in Musical Direction and Coaching, and was awarded a DipRAM. Before this, he gained a BA in Chinese from Wadham College, Oxford, where he was selected for the inaugural Cameron Mackintosh Professorship/Claude-Michel Schönberg Musical Theatre Writing Programme.
His first musical, STOP, co-written with his writing partner Annabel Mutale Reed, won the Musical Theatre Review award for ‘Best Score’ at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017.