Analisa Leaming, praised as having “a graceful, charming stage presence…” (Kansas City Star), is a rising Broadway star. She is known for her outstanding performance in musicals on and off Broadway, her captivating singing voice, and her versatility in both opera and musical theatre. Her repertoire includes contemporary and classical pieces making her sought-after for a variety of roles. This season includes performances in the title role of Mary Poppins with Engeman Theater, and a highly-anticipated return to Broadway for the revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler.
Recently, Ms. Leaming made her Broadway debut in the revival of On the Twentieth Century, alongside some of Broadway’s biggest names: Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, performing the role of Anita at American Airlines Theater. Since then, she has performed in Step into the Light at the Sheen Center and made her Lincoln Center debut taking over the role of Anna in the Broadway revival of The King and I. Ms. Leaming has also contributed to several Off-Broadway shows including, the role of Angharad in A Time for Singing at York Theatre and Millicent Henderson in Rodger and Hammerstein’s Pipe Dream as well as, Gossip Girl in Where’s Charley? both with NY City Center Encores!
In addition to 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 premiere 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 debut 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 and just released her own podcast entitled A Balancing Act where, “we are having conscious, uplifting, meaningful conversations about the Biz.”