Leigh M

Advertiser, Actor, Extra, Band Member, Singer,… more

Colchester, United Kingdom
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Audio

Lullaby of Birdland

01Lullaby of Birdland
02Save your love for me
03Crazy Dreams
04Up to the mountain
05voice reel

Physical Attributes

Height:
167 cm / 5ft 6in
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
91 cm / 36 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
76 cm / 30 in
Hips:
86 cm / 34 in
Dress size:
UK 10 / AUS 10 / US 6
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Black
Hair length:
Long
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2020
  • Maximo - Male Solo Artist - Music Video Production : Producer, Executive Producer, Director, Head Creative, Editor
  • Voice Science Works - Voce Vista Pro Course, 3 Days, MSU, NJ, USA : CPD
  • Estill One Day Introductory Workshop : Course Presenter and Host
2019
  • LMT Winter Showcase : Producer, Director, Principal
  • LMT Summer Showcase : Producer, Director, Principal
  • Tom Burke - Aliens two day course : CPD
  • Kerrie Obert Two Day Course : CPD
  • Voice Geek Conference, Colchester : Course Assistant
  • Estill One Day Introductory Workshop : Course Presenter and Host
2018
  • BVA Glottal Start: Laryngeal Science into Practice : CPD Course
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Producer, Director with over 30 acts
  • Voice Geek Conference, Voice Workshop UK : Course assistant
  • Understanding the Acoustic Landscape, 2 Days with Ken Bozeman, Voice Workshop UK : Course participant
  • Estill Level 1 & 2, Voice your potential, Brighton : Estill Master Teacher, Practice Group Leader
  • BVA Voice Clinic Forum : British Voice Association latest in Voice Clinic Care and Research
  • BVA Chain Reactions Workshop : Course participant
  • Estill Introductory Workshop : Course Instructor
2017
  • Estill 5 day course, Urdang Academy : Estill Master Trainer, practice group leader
  • The Accent Method with Linda Hutchison : CPD 2 day course
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Producer, Director, cast of 26
  • Jeannie Lovetri two day workshop at Arts Ed : CPD course
  • Three day voice rehab course, Dane Chalfin, Sue Jones : CPD course
  • Estill Voice International : Completed Phase 2 to become Certified Master Teacher in Estill Voice Training
  • Colchester Sixth Form College : Presenter of Voice Workshop for Musical Theatre Students
  • The Voice Explained Workshop : Anne-Marie Speed - Estill and Children's Voices
  • "Voice craft and coping with performance anxiety" workshop : Producer, Presenter
  • The Voice Explained Workshop : Ed Blake/Anne-Marie Speed - Breathing Support and Estill
  • Trinity Rock and Pop, Trinity College, London : Session Vocalist for Improvisation Guides for Vocal Gradings
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Producer, Director with over 30 acts
2016
  • Estill Level 1 & 2, Urdang 2, London : CMT Training
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Producer with over 30 acts
  • CMT-C : Completed Phase 1 Certified Master Teacher in Estill Voice Training
  • The Canto Workshop : Janice Chapman Voice Workshop
  • Estill Level 1 & 2, Brighton UK : CMT Training
  • Founder/ Singer in Vintage Trio : The D-Day Divas
  • LMT "Step Back in Time" : Producer/performer - 15 acts and Vintage Trio
  • British Voice Association : Voices In Distress Workshop
2015
  • Estill Level 1 & 2, Urdang 2, London : CMT Training
  • Begun Certified Master Teacher Training : CMT Mentee under CCI Charlotte Shorthouse
  • Estill Level 1 & 2, Brighton UK : CMT Training
  • 'Great American Songbook' American themed Show : Producer/performer - 8 acts
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Producer with over 30 acts
2014
  • Fusion 2014 - Theatre show at The West Cliff Theatre, Clacton, UK : Singing teacher for a cast of over 70+ singers and dancers
  • Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency achieved (CFP) : Estill Representative, listed on international website.
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Produced another showcase with over 30 acts. Thousands raised for charity.
  • LMT Singers Showcase : Produced a successful charity fundraiser featuring over 30 acts.
  • Estill level 1 and 2, Urdang 2 Academy, London, UK : Further education, Estill Voice craft
  • Estill level 1 and 2, Brighton UK under Charlotte Shorthouse/Helen Rowson : Further education - voice specific
2013
  • Estill Voice Craft Healthy Belting Teaching Course : Completed training in teaching healthy belting
  • Teaching Diploma in Comtemporary Vocals : Completed VIDLA teacher training
  • KYDS Drama Company : Providing bespoke vocal workshops to this youth theatre company based in Tiptree, Essex
  • Fusion at The Mercury Theatre, Colchester : Singing Coach for cast of over 85
2012
  • Voice Your Potential : Estill introductory Day workshop with Charlotte Shorthouse
  • Fusion at The Mercury Theatre, Colchester : Singing Coach for large cast in this annual production produced by Ilaz Dance Company
  • Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching, Distinction : VIDLA course
  • Rockinoke : Vocalist and Compere
2011
  • LMT Singing school : Teaching singing lessons
2010
  • True Glitz : Vocalist in disco duo
2007
  • Crossover : Lead Vocalist 2007 - 2016
2005
  • Classical vocal tuition : Private lessons with professional tenor Patrick McCarthy
  • The Lazy Orange Housecats : Founder member of this acoustic group
2003
  • Motherhood part 2 : Completed the family!
2001
  • Motherhood : Became a Mummy!
1994
  • East 15 Acting School : 3 year acting diploma

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Welsh
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Leigh has gained experience stage acting since childhood and studied through GCSE Drama, A Levels in Theatre Studies and Music and then trained at East 15 Acting school, a three year Acting Diploma course (later upgraded to BA hons degree). Leigh appeared in productions in a variety of genres, from Shakespeare to Brecht, modern plays, one-acts, revues, musicals and comedy.

Plays Musicals& Panto's include
My mother said I never should (Rosie)
Cecily (Cecily)
Best laid schemes (Stripper)
Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas)
Aladdin (Aladdin)
Puss in Boots (Princess)
Caberet (Sally Bowles)
Vinegar Tom (Alice)
Room 504 (young Edie)

Leigh runs Colchester based LMT Singing School and is a Certified Master Teacher in Estill Voice Training.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Guitar ability

Beginner


Keyboard ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Mezzo-Soprano


Composer ability

Intermediate


Producer ability

Intermediate


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Metal
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Leigh is a Certified Master Teacher of Estill Voice Training. As well as teaching others, she regularly still performs professionally in a function band, as part of an acoustic duo and as a solo artist.

Leigh is an experienced vocalist with over a decades live band experience. She fronts the function band Crossover, a 5 piece party band who appear all over the UK and secure private and corporate work both independantly and through a variety of top UK agencies.

Leigh has also provided vocals for a number of other function/wedding bands. She has performed as part of a female disco duo in "True Glitz' and is currently performing as a soloist and in both a male/female acoustic duo, with a guitar or piano accompanist.

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