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Russell Leonard is a singer, dancer, actor, acrobat and puppeteer whose recent involvement in King Kong the musical won him a 2013 Helpmann Award for Outstanding Theatrical Achievement and 2014 Green Room Award for 'best ensemble'. Other awards include: the WA AusDance 2011 'Emerging Artist' Award, shortlisted for 'Outstanding Performance by a Male' for the role of Nugget in EQUUS choreographed by Gavin Webber 2010 and Equity Guild Award for the choreography of Tender Napalm 2013. Russell is currently working with Opera Australia and Melbourne Dance Theatre. Russell has choreographed and performed for the CineB film Festival in Chile, POOL Dance Film Festival 2013 in Berlin, ikonotv; a world first TV film festival, NICA (National Institute of Circus Arts), Perth Theatre Company and performed with La Fura dels Baus, National Acrobatics Troupe in Beijing and various independent dance choreographers around Australia. [photo: Kayzar]
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The Pride takes a long hard look at lions. Bruce is weighed down by his impressive mane and is struggling with the pressure of renovations and taking care of his pride. He knows time is limited, when James, his younger, stronger, more handsome neighbour, starts peering through the windows admiring his home and his family. The drama of the jungle never seemed so close to home in this award-winning comedy that explores people's readiness to forgive, even in the face of gross moral trespasses.
Written by Adriane Daff; Zoe Pepper; Russell Leonard and Brendan Ewing
The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge, WA 31 Aug 2010
Side Pony Productions
Playlab 978 1 925338 00 3
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