Andrew Borthwick Leslie is a member of Shakespeare &Co. in Lenox, MA where he has taught, directed and acted for twenty years. Most recently he has been head of faculty for the month long intensives.
He has taught acting and voice at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Emerson College, DeSales University and the University of Maryland among others. Andrew has run workshops for the Center for Renaissance Studies, the American Bar Association, the New England Homeless Veterans shelter and many more.
He is also a director, actor, and private acting, voice, and dialect coach. Recent directing credits include Bogosian’s “Sex Drugs Rock and Roll” for Backseet Productions in Philadelphia, John Patrick Shanley’s “Where’s My Money" and Frank McGuiness’ “Someone Who’ll Watch over Me” for Intrepid Theater in Philadelphia and “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” and “Julius Caesar” for the Maryland Shakespeare Festival.
Among Andew’s recent roles are Fuller in Lee Blessing’s “Lake Street Extension” and Donner “The Eight: Reindeer Monologues” (Backseet Productions), Nathan in JT Rogers “Madagascar” (Isis Productions) Nightingale in William’s “Vieux Carre” (Egopo) and Alonso in “The Tempest” (Philadelphia Shakespeare Co.). He has directed over a dozen educational productions of Shakespeare at many Universities and High Schools.