A native of Orange County, CA, Leah Silva is an emerging professional dancer and Artistic Director who has been studying all forms of dance since the young age of two years old. Leah was an original member of Sound Effects tap company, under the direction of Christy Hernandez, was awarded and completed a professional dance scholarship at Jimmie DeFore Dance Center, Orange County’s only professional adult dance studio. Leah has studied professionally from acclaimed professionals/master teachers in the tap industry, including Emmy Award winner Jason Samuels Smith, Chloe Arnold, Emmy Award winner Ted Louis Levy, Dianne Walker and with the late legendary Harold "Stumpy" Cromer. Leah’s most recent projects include being the Founder and Artistic Director of ReVerb, a professional tap company based in Orange County and Los Angeles, CA, Co-Directing with Christy Hernandez Encore Tap Company, based in Orange County, CA, as well as teaching weekly adult professional classes. Leah is also the creator and producer of The Orange County Tap Experience.