Leon Ingulsrud is a multidisciplinary theatre actor, director and teacher. He was born in Japan in 1964 and lived most of his life there until moving to New York city in 1993. He was a member of the Suzuki Company Of Toga (SCOT) before helping found and joining the SITI Company of which he is still an active member. He has served as a resident director at the Mito Art Tower in Mito Japan as well as one of the artistic directors of Swine Palace in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Leon holds an MFA in directing from Columbia University.