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Kenny Leon


Kenny Leon has long been acclaimed for his work as the Artistic Director for The Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the largest regional theatre in the Southeastern United States. Armed with degrees and training from Clark Atlanta University, TCG Directors Fellow Program and nine years with the Academy of Music and Theatre, Leon ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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A Raisin in the Sun
(2008)
The Wiz Live!
The Wiz Live! Director
(2015)
Hairspray Live!
Hairspray Live! Director
(2016)
Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias Director
(2012)

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  Cotton Club (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
 2018 Dynasty (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie)
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
 2014 In My Dreams (TV Movie)
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie) (attached)
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
 2010-2011 Private Practice (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Heaven Can Wait (2011)
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Excessive Forces (2009)
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie)
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(January 5 to February 7, 2010) He directed Lydia R. Diamond's play, "Stick Fly," in The Arena Stage production at the Crystal City Theatre in Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia. See more »

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In 2002 Kenny Leon launched True Colors Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. To date True Colors Theatre Company remains one of the most vital theatre companies in the city. See more »

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