Teaching Artist, Director, Designer
Leah Towle is a Teaching Artist, Director, and Costume Designer based in Lawrence, KS. She focuses on activating students' artistry, using theater as tool to help students to gain self-awareness, and arts integration. She teaches ages 5 through adult in the Lawrence Arts Center's School of Theatre and Music and teaches 1st-5th graders in their Artspace STEAM Education program. Recently Leah was the Education Specialist and Dramaturg for Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. and Costume Designer for Romeo and Juliet, both for the Lawrence Arts Center's Summer Youth Theatre. Leah has trained through the Lincoln Center Education Teaching Artist Learning Lab and has a B.A. in Elementary Education from Bethel College in North Newton, KS. She has experience designing curriculum for the education program at Morry's Camp in Glen Spey, NY. Her upcoming projects include collaborating on a devised performance for very young audiences titled Color Play and assistant directing/costume designing Shrek the Musical at Perry-Lecompton High School.