Leila was educated at Codarts in Holland. She has worked with companies such as Le Jeune Ballet du Quebec and Ampersandance. She has danced as an intern in companies such as Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Conny Janssen Danst. She has participated in choreographies by Conny Janssen, Ed Wubbe, Nacho Duato, Jiri Kilian, Regina Berkel, Itzik Galili, Hélène Blackburn, Jamie Thomson and Benoît Egloff. The autumn 2012 was Leila’s first season with Norrdans.