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Leovina Charles

Third-year MFA Acting Candidate


Leovina Charles is a third-year MFA candidate. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she discovered her love for acting at a young age, making her professional theatre debut as Young Nala in The Lion King on Broadway. Graduating summa cum laude from Howard University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, Leovina is also an alumna of The Maggie Flanigan Studio’s 2-year Meisner Conservatory, and has studied at the British American Drama Academy (BADA) in Oxford, England. UC San Diego credits: Promithes, Promithes, In the Red and Brown Water, Twelfth Night, Town Hall. Select credits: Maribel in Sonadora (Tribeca Film Festival), Ismene in I Am Antigone (Theatre for a New City), Clytemnestra in Oresteia (BADA), Young Brooklyn in Brooklyn (Howard University), and Passing Strange (Howard University).

UCSD Credits

Promithes, Promithes

In the Red and Brown Water

Twelfth Night

End Days (WNPF '21, animated play)

Town Hall (virtual)


BFA in Musical Theatre,Howard University

The Maggie Flanigan Studio’s 2-year Meisner Conservatory

The British American Drama Academy (BADA), Oxford, England