About Mrs. Sumner 

Leah Sumner started choreographing the musicals at Grace High School several years ago.  Leah has been dancing since age four, and has extensive training in modern, jazz, ballet, tap, swing, choreography and improvisation.  During her studies at Moorpark College and UC Santa Barbara she earned many awards and scholarships.  Leah was invited to be a member of the UCSB Senior Dance Company and toured with them in Italy, New York City, and throughout southern California. She also competed with the Moorpark College Swing Dance team at many national and international events. After graduating, she danced professionally with Megill and Company, and in Mickey’s Soundsational Parade at Disneyland.  Leah has been teaching dance at local studios since 2006 and is delighted to share her passion for dance with the students at Grace.  Leah is married to her husband,  Justin, and is a proud new mom to Riley and they have two dogs.  She has a BA in Dance from UC Santa Barbara.   Leah has a heart for God and regularly attends church and works in the mission field.