Leona Marie is a highly talented singer & dancer and is one of the UK’s few pop/ classical cross over artists. As a performer Leona Marie is a class apart delivering dynamic performances that has audiences up and down the country in raptures.
Highlights of Leona’s pop career include 3 Top 40 Hits with girl band Lemonescent, playing Wembley Arena. As a pop artist she has supported acts such as Blue, Attomic Kitten, Justin Currie, Peter Andre and currently does backing singing for Dr and The Medics.
Recording credits include Lemonescent album which was sold in HMV and Virgin stores UK wide, Scarlet Pearl duo pop act album, dance track Freebird which was released in the states, playing Soprano Maid Mariam in Barockestra Classical/ Rock Album.
Television credits include Top of The Pops Saturday, The Box, Britain’s Got Talent semi finalist 2013, Nickolodeon, C Beebeies, Trisha, The Still Game. Leona’s career has taken her all over the world from Japan to Canada and Russia. Leona was quoted as Opera Singer to the Stars ‘in OK Magazine 2010 after singing at Emmerdale actress Denna Paynes wedding.
As a lead singer & dancer she has enjoyed contracts on board P&O, The Viking line and Crystal cruises 6 star ship.Pantomime parts include Dick Whittington, Alice and Aladdin with Plowright Theatre and Middleton Civic.
Her most recent theatre roles include lead mezzo soprano in The Broadway Divas and Rodgers and Hammerstein Song Book UK Tour. In London’s west end she treaded the boards in the award winning musical Rent at Greenwich Theatre, The Circus of Horrors ,Sandy in Grease Magic, Lead Soprano in Barockestra. Her favourite show The Wonderful West End playing the roles of Fantine( Les Miserables)Mary Poppins and Glinda ( Wicked) Maria ( Sound of Music) and Roxie( Chicago).
Other Theatre Roles include singer /dancer in U.K. tours ‘Route 66’, Hold back its 60’s Night, Hold tight it’s 70’s Night, Holland. Abba Mania Playing Freida at the Strand theatre , westend, Platinum Abba, Abba Gold and even Bjorn again playing Agnetha. She also managed Generation Abba band and was Artistic Director for the American and French tours.
She recently worked alongside Paul Roberts Productions choreographing girl band Fancy 3, Grease, Pop Mania and has just staged the U.K. tour Queen of the night. Leona also performs with acts include Abba A Rival, Broadway Babe, a tribute to Grease and Dirty Dancing.