Leah “Elz Rachel” Grimes and is a 29 year old New Orleans Native. As far back as she can remember, she has always loved kids and performing. Leah found happiness and peace by engaging and captivating audiences while molding young artist to be the best creators they can be. She hit the stage at an early age and found her second home. Since then, she has performed in multiple plays throughout the greater New Orleans area and spent countless hours working on different ways to execute and perfect her craft. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Theater performing arts from Dillard University graduating Magna Cum Laude. She also wrote, filmed, performed, and Directed her own Web Series called “Work Days with Nijay the New Orleans Way”. She also opened her own production company called Everything Elz Productions. As a passionate performer and creative educator, Leah believes in putting her skills and innovation at the forefront of her work for her students to see and experience.