LEO ELSO by Eman Akwafo
Photo: Eman Akwafo
1st Floor The Bloomsbury Building, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2SL
Phone: 020 3916 0270
E-mail: mail@access-uk.com
WWW: www.access-uk.com
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:10st. 3lb. (65kg)
Playing Age:16 - 35 years
Actual Age:28 years
Appearance:White, Scandinavian
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Brassy
Voice Character:Friendly


Leo is the host of the WEF International Open Mic as well as a Rock musician - His first LP is due this year.

Musical Stage Further Credits
2019, Musical, Peter Touret, The Astonishing Singing Fish!, The Brockley Jack + Tour, Dir. Georgia Murphy/Prod. Flying Dutchman
2018, Musical, ENSEMBLE u/s Dirry-Moir,Grinpayne,Mojo,King,Trelaw, THE GRINNING MAN, Trafalgar Studios (West End), Dir. Tom Morris
2017, Musical, Peter Alfred Touret, THE ASTONISHING SINGING FISH!, Crossrail Place / The Space, Flying Dutchman Theatre / Dir. Annemiek van Elst
2016, Musical, Pierre, PINOT THE MUSICAL, Lost Theatre / Colour House Theatre, SingInFrench / Dir. Debbie Swain
2016, Musical, Pete Lewis, THE QUEEN OF THE PARIS CABARET SAVES FATHER CHRISTMAS, Tea House Theatre, Holdfast Theatre / Dir. Harry Iggulden
2015, Musical, Tom Springfield, DUSTY, Charing Cross Theatre, 5ft2 Blonde Ltd / Dir. Chris Cowey
2015, Musical, Arranger, Musical Director, Choreographer, LES ÉTOILES DE LA CHANSON, Vienna's English Theatre (European Tour), Dir. Nathalie Juvet
2015, Musical, Composer/MD, UNDERCOVER STAR, Vienna's English Theatre (European Tour), Dir. Robin Kingsland
2014, Musical, Musician, Eaglet, Froggy Fotman, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Cockpit Theatre (London), Iris Theatre / Dir.Daniel Winder
2014, Musical, Red Knight, Carpenter, Hiagha, MD/Musician, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, St Paul's Actor's Church (Promenade), Iris Theatre / Dir. Jamie Jackson
2013, Musical, Musical Director/Various Parts, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, St Paul's The Actor's Church (Promenade), Iris Theatre / Dir. Andrew Lynford
2013, Musical, Composer, VIRTUAL HEROES, Vienna's English Theatre (European Tour), Dir. Sean Aita / David Taylor
2012, Musical, David, IN TOUCH, Bridewell Theatre (London), The MTA / Dir. John Brant
2012, Musical, Various, SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, Bridewell Theatre (London), The MTA / Dir. Jack Gunn
2011, Musical, Mikey B, CELEBS ANON, RADA Studios (London), The MTA / Dir. Pip Minnithorpe
2011, Musical, Various, SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, RADA Studios (London), The MTA / Dir. Jack Gunn
2011, Musical, Joey, ZOMBIE PROM, RADA Studios (London), The MTA / Dir. Helen Evans
2018, Stage, Oronte, MISANTHROPE, Camden People's Theatre, Exchange Theatre/ Dir. David Furlong
2017, Stage, Composer, L'INVERSION DE LA COURBE, Theatre De Belleville, La Poursuite Du Bleu / Dir. Samuel Valensi
2017, Stage, Composer, THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, The Platform Theatre, Drama Centre / Dir. Sean Aita
2016, Stage, Valere, Leandre, THE DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF, The Drayton Arms Theatre, Exchange Theatre / Dir. David Furlong
2014, Stage, David, QUEL TARTUFFE!, Vienna's English Theatre (European Tour), Dir. Sean Aita
2013, Stage, Christian, CYRANO, Vienna's English Theatre (European Tour), Dir. Sean Aita
2012, Stage, Composer/Choreographer, DRACULA, UNCLOTTED, Huchette, Festival D'avignon, European Tour, Chinchilla Productions / Dir. Nathalie Juvet
2010, Stage, Jock, EPSOM DOWNS, RADA Studios (London), The MTA / Dir. Helen Evans
Further Credits
2019, Concert, Featured singer / Cliff Richards, WEST END EUROVISION, Adelphi Theatre (West End), MD Matheson Bayley - dir. Gareth Hulance
2018, Pantomime, The Messenger ( Guitar, Keys, Bass), CINDERELLA - THE ROCK N ROLL PANTO, Leeds City Varieties, MD Greg Palmer - Dir Matt Aston
2017, Cabaret, Host (Regular), VOULEZ-VOUS!, Toulouse Lautrec Brasserie, WEF
2016, Cabaret, Jack Le Knife, THE FLIGHT OF THE QUEEN OF THE PARIS CABARET, Holdfast Theatre, Dir. Harry Iggulden
2016, Cabaret, Lead Soloist, WHAT AM I DOING HERE?, West End Frenchies
2016, Commercial, French Man, MENTOS GUM, Verso Films, Dir. Jose Otero
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, LACOSTE UK, Hearst UK, Dir. Victoria Stephens
2015, Concert, Backing Vocals/Featured Choir, WEST END HEROES, Dominion Events, MD. Stuart Morley
2015, Workshop, Ensemble, THE SORROWS OF SATAN, FTG Productions, Dir. Adam Lenson
2014, Short Film, Composer, COMMERCE (PAS TRES) ÉQUITABLE, Dir. Élea Clair
2014, Short Film, Composer, NO PLACE LIKE HOME, Dir. Olivia Gotanegre
2014, Site Specific, Dancer & Music Supervisor, THE VAUXHALL PLEASURE GARDENS FIRE FESTIVAL, Holdfast Theatre, Dir. Harry Iggulden
2013, Cabaret, Host/Featured Soloist, NEW YEARS EVE SPEAKEASY PROHIBITION CABARET, De Scilly's, Dir. Clara De Gobert
2013, Corporate, Dancer, HARROD'S SALE FLASH MOB, Ministry of Fun
2013, Short Film, Waiter, WEIRD LOVE, Future Proof Films, Dir. Greg Keith
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, ALEX & ALEX commercial, HETIC, Dir. Florian Deccupper
2013, Writing, Lyricist, GLAM GLITTERS: BACK TO THE FUTURE, Dir. Cyril Trichet
2012, Comedy, Tap Dancer, THE PARTY, Jo Daykin Productions, Dir. Dirk Maggs and James Thrift
2012, Concert, Backing Vocals, AN EVENING WITH THE COMPOSERS: DAVIS, STITT and WALKER, SimG Productions
2012, Concert, Featured Soloist, SUNDAY IN THE SHIP WITH...., Rigorous Productions
2012, Recording, Ensemble and Backing Vocals, THE TOJAN HORSE, Steam Industry Free Theatre, Dir. Phil Willmott
2012, Still Photography, Featured Model, STAGE(Y) STUDENTS, M Magazine, Dir. Matt Crockett
2011, Cabaret, Soloist, SUNDAY ROAST, Gigging For It
2011, Concert, Choir, MACMILLAN CENTENARY GALA, David Ian Productions
2011, Concert, Ensemble, WEST END BACKWARDS, K Talent, Dir. David Stoller
2011, Pantomime, Forest Dweller & Ensemble, PUSS IN BOOTS, The MTA, Dir. Gerry Flanagan
2010, Music Video, Featured Model, CARA SALIMANDO - DUST, Trendsetter Media, Dir. Jason Beattie
2010, Site Specific, Musician, THE WONDERING BAND, Centre Pompidou, Dir. Ana Prvacki
2009, Short Film, Paul, CIMETIERE DE L'EST, Dir. Yann-Yves O'Hayon
2008, Television, Dantzig, MON PERE DORT AU GRENIER, Made In PM, Dir. Philippe Bérenger


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, French*, Heightened RP, London, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French*, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Ballet, Bass Guitar*, Cabaret Singing, Choral Singing, Choreography, Contemporary Singing, Drums, Falsetto*, Guitar*, Jazz Dancing, Jive, Keyboards*, Melodica, Pas de Deux, Piano*, Singer-Songwriter, Tap, Tenor*, Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Musician, BADC Standard, Commedia Dell'Arte, Motion Capture, Musical Theatre, Presenting, Professional Singer, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Archery, Athletics, Fencing, Karting, Rollerblading, RollerSkating, Skiing, Snowboarding, Stage Combat, Sword Fighting
Other Skills:Composer, Computer Literate, Director, Juggling, Lyricist, Photographic Model, Puppetry, Puppetry-Bunraku


The MTA, Diploma in Musical Theatre, 2 years, 2010 - 2012