Leah Korn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Point Park University before returning to her home city to train as an apprentice for Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company under the direction of Jennifer Medina. She has received her BFA with a dual emphasis in modern and ballet from the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Ms. Korn danced as a company member for Seamless Dance Theater, under the direction of Erin Lustig following her graduation.
Her choreography has been featured at the Kansas City Art Institute Symposium, American College Dance Festival and her most recent accomplishment includes a full length show collaborated with KC artist Alexandra Wallace in 2017, “Beneath the Skin”.
Ms. Korn has a deep love for teaching. Emphasizing the importance of technique, she encourages her students to find their own creative voice in everything they do.