Vanessa is an award-winning New York City-based costume designer who, after receiving a BFA in Fashion Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, has been working in the field since her graduate training at Virginia Commonwealth University. Immediately after receiving her MFA in Costume Design she took an internship at Walt Disney World as a sketch artist and costume designer for it’s theme parks and resorts. After that beneficial experience she moved to NYC and started her career in the city as a costume designer and associate designer.
Her costumes can currently be seen in the national tour of DISENCHANTED! Previously Off-Broadway, the show received a 2015 Outer Critics Circle nomination for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and her designs earned an American Theater Wing Henry Hewes Costume Design Award nomination.
Ms. Leuck has previously designed for DISNEY ON ICE, Off-Broadway, at several regional theaters and colleges, as well as with professional dance companies. She was a select designer invited to participate in the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab 2013. In addition to her design work she has assisted on several large-scale productions including THE LITTLE MERMAID (Broadway), RINGLING BROTHERS BARNUM AND BAILEY CIRCUS (five productions), DISNEY LIVE, and DISNEY ON ICE.
Vanessa is a proud member of USA 829.
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