Leila Sykes trained at the Drama Centre London, where she worked with some of the countries top acting tutors and underwent the rigour of methodological training. She was educated in Drama & English at Queen Mary College University of London.
Last year Leila and a fellow DC graduate Bips Mawson set up Anonymous is a Woman Theatre Company as a reaction against the lack of female roles in the industry. Armed with aspirations of gender equality the company wish to tell her-story from history.
Leila is also the creator and lead in the popular British web sit-com Missing Something.