Leilani is a contortionist with 3 Guinness World Records and a Semi-Finalist on Britain’s Got Talent. She performed around the world for companies like Eurovision, The Box Soho, Cirque du Soleil, and Cirque Eloize.
As a filmmaker, her debut film Eelan won the festival Diversity at Cannes 2015, LAIFFA 2015, and Sunset Film Festival (best make-up) 2015. It also screened around the world, at Barbican Center, London Independent Film Festival 2015, Berlinale Shorts (part of BETS 2016), and the Regent Street Cinema Grand Opening.
Leilani has directed one opera, Moondogs. She was an assistant director for Die Zauberfloete at Berlin Opera Academy, as well as a director student intern at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin for the world premiere of L’Invisible.
She currently directs and produces a variety of projects, while finishing a Masters of Science in Creative Technology in Hamburg, and of course bending.
For her Contortion Works, click here: CONTORTION
For her Film and Opera Directing Works, click here: FILMS
For her Current Acts for hire, click here: CURRENT ACTS
For her Art Director works (lafran.co): La Franco Website