Regiseur and Choreograph
The South African born director and choreographer Leonard Prinsloo, has staged and choreographed more than 60 operas, operettas, dance performances and musicals internationally. Having completed his training as classical dancer as well as attaining the Master of Music degree, he initially started a career as ballet soloist in companies in South Africa, Germany and Italy. He is presently the House Director of the Lehár Festival in Bad Ischl, as well as the Artistic Director of the theatrical youth project “Etterepo” in Bad Ischl.
As of 2017, he will be the House Director for the opera house in Baden.
Apart from the classical repertoire, Prinsloo has staged several world premieres in Vienna (Burgtheater Wien, Neue Oper Wien), Linz and Klagenfurt. Apart from professional productions he has directed several operas for the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna (Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien) as well as the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (Die Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien)
Leonard C. Prinsloo
Regisseur / Choreograf