Leslie Saint-Julien is an American actor, writer and performance poet. She was born & raised by Haitian parents in the 80s & 90s in East Flatbush Brooklyn, NY. Leslie is a true lover of Hip Hop, House and Caribbean music & culture. Her formal performing arts training began at the age of six studying classical ballet and piano until she was 17. During her college years, she further went on to study and learn the techniques of Haitian Folklore and West-African dances.
Leslie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. She has studied Acting for Film at the New York Film Academy College of Visual & Performing Arts. Additionally, she has studied theater crafting, acting fundamentals & playwriting under the tutelage of Drs. Vivian G. Spencer, Gregory Wm. Branch and Baltimore actor, director & playwright Derrell G. Owens. Leslie is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).
On stage, she has performed both on and off-Broadway throughout New York City, Baltimore, and Washington, DC at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Turner Auditorium, The Chesapeake Arts Center and The Signature Theater on Broadway. Leslie is known for her performances in the roles of Phillis Wheatley, Arnetta Beverly, Zora Neal Hurston & Octavia Devereux.
On the screen, Saint-Julien debuted as Lauren in the screenplay Sunny (2018), written by Usman Taiwo and directed by Malachi E. Robinson. Saint-Julien has made other appearances in the role of Jazzy in urban short film Fresh Out (2020) written and directed by Mo Shines, in the silent short film By Your Side written and directed by Alice Bento and recently, she debuts in a lead role as Janae McCrae in the feature film Men Don't Cheat (2023) written and directed by Eric Hawkins.