Leon Xuereb – Leader Theatre Group

Leon Xuereb is a full-time English & Drama teacher. He holds a PgD in Teaching Drama & English and a degree B.A. English & Theatre Studies from the University of Malta. During his studies his research specialised in using drama to promote inclusion and help develop soft skills. Active in the local theatre scene for the past 14 years, Leon was part of the founding group of TMYT (Teatru Manoel Youth Theatre) for 4 years under the tutelage of Denise Mulholland and has performed in various major arts festivals such as ŻiguŻajg in Malta and The Tin Forest Arts Festival in Glasgow, which included training with the National Theatre of Scotland. He is also part of Roaring Voices, Teatru Salesjan’s Youth Shakespeare company. Leon is committed towards the active involvement of persons with learning disabilities in the arts through drama and has been actively involved with Opening Doors since 2018.