Cedric Leiba, Jr. Cast


Cedric Leiba, Jr. is an award-winning actor, singer, dancer, writer and producer. He has toured nationally with Rent and Miss Saigon as well as performed at Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris in a production of Carmen la Cubana. He portrayed the lead role of Manny in the 2020 Tribeca Nominated Best Narrative Short, Gets Good Light and his other TV/FILM credits include HBO’s High Maintenance, Fashion One Television’s The Switch and movies Millie and the Lord and Elliot Loves. In 2020, Cedric released original music under his singer/songwriter name Ceddy and founded DominiRican Productions with his fiancé Pierre Jean Gonzalez. Named “Champions of Pride 2021” by The Advocate and making Good Morning America’s Pride “Inspiration List of 2021,” DominiRican Productions recently won Best Experimental Film at the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival for their film “Release.” Cedric performed regionally and Off-Broadway in such houses as The Public and The Old Globe, and has been favorably reviewed by The New York Times in Goodspeed’s La Cage Aux Folles, New Haarlem Arts’ Sweet Charity and The Lucille Lortel’s Yellow Brick Road. A proud Afro-Boricua, Gay artist, Cedric is an ensemble member of Pregones/PRTT as well as Bombazo Dance Company where he showcases his Afro-Latinx roots as well as represent the LGBTQ+ community through his art. A 2021 Featured Poet in the Latino Book Review, Cedric received a BM from Stetson University and a MFA from The Boston Conservatory.  Cedric was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and currently resides in New York City.