Lea Oxley, born in Switzerland, studied acting and musical theatre at the London Academy of Performing Arts. She lived in London for several years.

In addition to her work as an actress, musical theatre performer and singer – including in the Close Harmony formation Swinglisch – she also works in front of the camera.



YearPlay/ Musical/ FilmRoleDirectorProduction
2023Corporate VideoAva (Researcher)Thomas LehmannUniversity of Basel New Media Center
2023 (ongoing)Swinglisch (Close Harmony Band)Soprano  
2022I Wish My Life Were Like A MusicalWoman 2Richard Brown
Susan Brownfield
Boutique Theatre Basel
2022I üsem schöne Schrebergarte (Workshop of a new musical)MelanieLorenz Ulrich
Klemens Brysch
MachArt Musicals
2022The Copyright Girl (Workshop of a new musical)CopyrightBenjamin Fröhlich
François Ruedin
Freetown Entertainment Baden
2021The Inappropriately Early Late Night ShowSoloistPeter Ramsay
Lizette Ewald
English Theatre Group of Zug
2020The Magic Barrel OrganMrs. CooperBenjamin FroehlichNewsroom Theatre Company London
2020Madagaskar (Short Film)WaitressMarina KlauserZürcher Hochschule der Künste
2017Honk!IdaPeter GilbertEnglish Theatre Group of Zug
2016Chess - The MusicalSvetlana SergievskayaCari & Hanns ZoellnerEnglish Theatre Group of Zug 
2016Avenue QKate Monster / Lucy The SlutSilvio WeyMachArt Musicals
 2014The Sound of Music Maria Timothy Socha English Theatre Group of Zug 
2013I love you, you're perfect, now change!Jennifer (lead) Peter GilbertEnglish Theatre Group of Zug
2013Scheinwelten (short film)Mara (lead)Peter BalickiPeter Balicki
2012Closer Than Ever (Musical)Woman 1 (lead)Raschid KayroozMachArt Musicals
2008Burning Bridges (Short Film)JulieHannah GrossmannQueen Mary University of London
2008Space Place History (Short Film)Wife (lead)Ben ParkinUniversity of Westminster Film School
2008The Cherry OrchardAnyaVictor SobchakAct Provocateur
2008Still PhotographyModelJamie Hughes PhotographyMagazine „That’s Life“
2008The SeagullNina (lead)Victor SobchakAct Provocateur
2008Prey (Short Film)MilaMungo BensonBennie Blanco Prod.
2007Jaguar; CorporateElaineEd SwatmanTilling Productions
2007One Step Closer (Musical)AlisonLloyd Morris  & Keith RuddMaxwell Douglas Productions
2007En Garde (Short Film)Ingrid  (lead)Patricia FonyadMetropolitan Film School
2007All They Need Is LoveBianca FerneyVictor SobchakAct Provocateur
2006Cabaret “With Love From…”Principal SingerAndy SmithCanal Café Theatre
2005Songs from Parade, Chicago and othersPrincipal SingerAndy SmithLAPA Theatre
2005Uncle VaniaYelenaDaniel WozniakLAPA Theatre
2005HamletOpheliaJuliet AykroydLAPA Theatre
2005Death, Sex and RoomserviceMargaretAnna BarryLAPA Theatre
2004Songs from Nine, Rocky Horror Picture Show, A Chorus Line and othersPrincipal SingerWarren WillsLAPA Theatre


2018Das Wunder von Luzern (Musical)Frank Sikora
Lorenz Ulrich
MachArt Musicals
Boys Choir Lucerne
Le Théâtre Gersag-Emmen
2018Der verlorene Schuh (anniversary musical)Composite work of teachers and studentsMusikschule AdligenswilMZH Teufmatt Adligenswil
2015/201613 (Musical)Jason Robert BrownMusical Factory live!Le Théâtre Kriens-Luzern
2015Frühlings ErwachenFrank WedekindTheatre group akitivaki Zürich


since 2015Private/group lessonsTeacher for singing and acting
2014-2016Musical Factory Luzern Teacher for singing, acting, musical courses


since 2014 Vocal Coaching with Beverley Worboys
2005-2009Vocal Coaching with Mary Hammond and Stephen Hill (Royal Academy of Music)
2005-2009Drama Coaching with Andrew Neil and Anna Barry
2004-2005London Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA): Postgraduate Diploma in Musical Theatre and Classical Acting
2002-2005Classical Ballet
2002-2004Singing lessons in Musical Theatre with Richard Secrist
2000-2004Classical singing with Annamaria Locher
2001-2004BA (Hons) in Primary Education, Switzerland
2000-2005Jazzdance (Switzerland, LAPA and evening classes at the Royal Academy of Dance)