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Telly Leung Actor & Singer NHSMTA / NYU Faculty Coach

Biography

Telly Leung most recently appeared in the Broadway in the revival of “Godspell.” His other Broadway credits include “Flower Drum Song” (2002 revival), Stephen Sondheim’s “Pacific Overtures” (2005 revival) and the final company of Rent. He originated the role of Boq in the Chicago company of “Wicked.”

Favorite credits include Sammy in “Allegiance,” also starring Lea Salonga and George Takei (world premiere, The Old Globe Theater), Angel in “Rent,” directed by Neil Patrick Harris (Hollywood Bowl), Song Liling in “M. Butterfly” (Philadelphia Theatre Company), “Give It Up!” aka “Lysistrata Jones” (world premiere, Dallas Theater Center), “Godspell” (Paper Mill Playhouse), “Bernstein: Mass” (Baltimore Symphony, The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall), Harold Bride in “Titanic” and Barnaby in “Hello, Dolly!” (The Muny), Simon in “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Music Circus), Thuy in “Miss Saigon” (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera) and Lun Tha in “The King and I” with Lou Diamond Philips (orth Carolina Theatre).

His television and film credits include “Glee” (Wes, Dalton Academy Warblers), “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway. Mr. Leung has been featured on the recordings for “Godspell” (Sh-K-Boom Records), “Flower Drum Song” (DRG Records), “Pacific Overtures” (PS Classics), “Wall to Wall Sondheim” (Live from Symphony Space), “Dear Edwina” (PS Classics) and the Grammy Award-nominated “Bernstein: Mass” with Marin Alsop (Sony/Naxos). His first solo album, “I’ll Cover You,” is available on the Yellow Sound Label. Mr. Leung holds a B.F.A. from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.

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