Leanna (Mullen) Ruegg is from Ames, Iowa and joined NPB in 2019. She holds a BA in Dance and a Certificate in Arts Entrepreneurship from the University of Iowa. Leanna loves sharing the joy of dance throughout Northeast Ohio! One of the ways she does this is with her teaching position she’s held at Baldwin Wallace Community Arts School since 2019. Some of her favorite NPB roles include Cinderella in Cinderella in the Park and Chocolate in The Nutcracker, but dancing as a Snowflake in The Nutcracker always brings her heart the most joy. Leanna currently lives in Akron, Ohio with her husband, Kevin.