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. She retired in 2017 to focus on directing.
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.
For her Contortion Works, click here: CONTORTION
For her Film Works, click here: FILMS
For her Opera Works, click here: OPERA