Mary Leonard enjoys a fruitful and full career as Head of Performance within the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. She directs 3 productions a year and teaches a wide variety of acting and musical theatre courses. She originally comes form St. Paul, Minnesota and holds a Bachelors degree in Theatre from Hamline University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting from Minnesota State. Throughout her time in the La Crosse area she has directed over 62 productions. She also originated Camp Creative, a unique summer camp for children to experience art, music and drama. Recently she served as the director of Eric Ulloa’s 26 Pebbles collegiate world premier which was selected by the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival to perform at the Region III Festival in Indianapolis.