Host of The Compass
Leah Walsh is a New York based actor and the creator/host of The Compass Podcast, which documents the lives of artists navigating the waters between art and commerce and is a space for those conversations with peers about living a creative life. The Compass Podcast has an archive of over 140 episodes and has partnered with Playbill.com and The Artists Co-op, as well as being featured by Backstage and the Podcasting 101 Boot Camp at IFC Center. As an actor, Leah enjoys working on immersive theater and classic plays by Chekov and Shakespeare, especially if those elements are combined. Originally from Michigan, Leah is a graduate of the University of Evansville and The Juilliard School Drama Division. She and her husband, actor Frankie J. Alvarez, are new parents and reside in Queens.