Meet Billy Elliot: Leo Hollingsworth

    Note:  Leo Hollingsworth’s final show as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical (BETM) at the Curve Theatre in Leicester, was on August 19, 2022.

    Debut:  July 21, 2022 (Leicester, UK)

    Total Performances as Billy:  10 (No partial shows) 

    Leo Hollingsworth made his debut as Billy in Curve’s production of BETM in Leicester.  He is from Nottinghamshire.

    Leo trains at Rollo Academy of Performing Arts in Nottingham.  He follows in the footsteps of another Billy who also trained at Rollo Academy — Harrison Dowzell who performed in the West End production of BETM.  Leo has danced competitively at festivals and achieved good results.  He is represented by Bondi Talent Agency.

    When Leo makes his debut as Billy in Leicester it will be the first time he has appeared in a major musical theatre production.  Leo’s first performance as Billy on 21-Jul-2022 makes him the 327th young actor worldwide to play the role in a professional, regional or community theatre production of the musical.

    Leo Hollingsworth (Billy) and Caitlin Cole (Debbie)

    Credit: Production photos are by Marc Brenner

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