Leslie Lissaint is an actor and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. This Minneapolis native was most recently seen traveling the country performing her sold out one-woman show "This Is How We Heal," an autobiographical performance where she combines spoken word poetry, contemporary movement and music as a vehicle for storytelling, and healing from family trauma. Leslie has trained at the prestigious Eugene O’Neil Theater Institute, as well as the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was a team member of the UW Madison poetry slam team that, winning 1st place in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Leslie has trained and taught ballet, tap, African, modern, hip hop, and contemporary dance. She is also a certified Personal Trainer and Zumba instructor
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