Leslie Baker



Artistic director of The Bakery, Leslie has worked internationally as a creator, teacher, performer and movement coach since the 1990’s.  She works in traditional theatrical arenas as well as in-situ performance installations.  She is devoted to the use of the body, visual and aural signifiers in performance communication.  Leslie has as rich collaborative history.  Notably, she began a ten-year collaboration with Robert Wilson in 1995, while developing other successful collaborations with Richard Foreman, Peter Bottazzi, Tedi Tafel, Micheline Chevrier, Emma Tibaldo, Joseph Shragge, Bettina Hoffman, amongst others.  She has toured her devised interdisciplinary creations internationally to performance festivals.  Her solo-creation, Fuck You! You Fucking Perv!, was presented at Le Théâtre La Licorne in October 2016 winning three META’s.  In 2019 she directed Talisman Theatre’s Clean Slate. This production has been received six META nominations. She has taught the Six Viewpoints and a physical approach to acting at the National Theatre School of Canada, Concordia University, Studio 303, University of Costa Rica, amongst others.