Leslie Donna Flesner (BFA Music Theatre, 2008) has been named one of Florida State University’s Thirty under 30 for 2015. Leslie is a professional actor, dancer, and singer and has appeared in a whopping six Broadway productions, a feat that many actors work their whole career to attain.
Leslie made her Broadway debut in 2009 in the musical revival of Finian’s Rainbow. Since then, Leslie has appeared in Broadway productions of Honeymoon in Vegas, Cinderella, Chaplin, and Follies. Leslie recently joined the cast of the Broadway hit musical An American in Paris and will soon make her debut. From the Metropolitan Opera to the Kennedy Center, Leslie has performed throughout the country. Recently, she branched out into Television appearing on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.
The FSU Alumni Association’s Thirty Under 30 Award was created to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Florida State’s young alumni. Each recipient must show exceptional achievement and significant contributions to his or her profession, community/society or the university. The recipient must exemplify outstanding professional and personal development either through traditional channels or innovative approaches.
To read more about Florida State University’s Thirty Under 30, please visit the Florida State University Alumni website.
“Some Girls” The Lab Theatre, October 2 – 11, 2015
“A Chorus Line” The Fallon Theatre, October 16 – 25, 2015
“Twelfth Night” The Lab Theatre, October 30 – November 8, 2015