Levente Puczkó-Smith, Playing Billy Elliot At Erkel Theatre

  • 5 Sep 2018 4:46 PM
Levente Puczkó-Smith, Playing Billy Elliot At Erkel Theatre
Levi Puczkó-Smith is 12 years old and attends the bilingual Lemhényi Dezső Általános Iskola in Budapest District XVI. He has a Hungarian father and an English mother.

He decided that he wanted to take ballet classes when he was 6 years old and has attended the Madách Dance School since he was 7 taking classes in ballet, modern, musical and tap dancing.

He has performed in several musicals including Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Singing in the Rain, Be Faithful unto Death (Légy Jó Mindhalálig) and is currently playing Billy Elliot at the Erkel Theatre.

1. Where did you grow up?

2. If you could be an expat anywhere in the world, where would you choose?
New Zealand

3. What would you miss most if you moved away from Hungary?

4. Friends are in Budapest for a weekend - what must they absolutely see and do?
Go to the zoo

5. What is your favourite food?

6. What is your favourite sport / form of exercise?

7. What is your favourite place in Hungary?

8. What career other than yours would you love to pursue?
I don’t have a career yet but I would like to be in musical theatre.

9. What’s a job you would definitely never want?

10. Where did you spend your last vacation?

11. Where do you hope to spend your next one?

12. What is your favourite band, film, or hobby?
My favourite band is ABBA, my favourite film is Harry Potter, and my favourite hobby is dancing.

13. Apart from temptation what can’t you resist?

14. Coke, Sprite or Fanta?
Cucumber-favoured Sprite is the best. 

15. Book or movie?

16. Morning person or night person?
Morning (I get up really early but I can also manage late evenings in the theatre!)

17. Which social issue do you feel most strongly about?
Poor people

18. Buda or Pest side?
Pest because I have always lived there

19. Which achievement in your life are you most pleased about?
Being Billy Elliot

20. What would you say is your personal motto? 
Do what makes you happy.


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