MCKENZIE WILKES

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INFORMATION

Height: 5’9          Hair: Brown         Eyes: Blue

IMPROVISED DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS | Chathy Lu | Out on a Whim Comedy | Dir. Joshua Messick

SEPH (Workshop)| Heather | Actors Bridge Ensemble | Dir. Jessika Malone

THE ELEPHANT MAN | Ensemble |Studio Tenn | Dir. Matt Logan

SHE KILLS MONSTERS | Agnes Evans | Belmont University | Dir. Sam Lowry

DECISION HEIGHT | Eddie Harknell | Verge Theater Company/Woven Theatre - Dir. Laramie Hearn

JULIUS CAESAR | Brutus | Belmont University - Dir. Laramie Hearn

LAS MENINAS | Lady in Waiting | Belmont University - Dir. Jaclynn Jutting

THE COVER OF LIFE | Addie Mae | Belmont University – Dir. Eliza Garrity

GIDION’S KNOT | Heather Clark | Belmont University – Dir. Kyle Odum

TROJAN WOMEN: A LOVE STORY | Talthybius/Jen | Belmont University - Dir. Casey Flyth

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from Belmont University

Acting (Meisner, Chekhov, Mask) – Bill Feehely, Brent Maddox, Nat McIntyre

Movement/Voice & Diction (Laban, Viewpoints, Rodenberg) – Brent Maddox

Directing I & II/Play Analysis – Jaclynn Jutting

Intensives - Heather Raffo (Playwriting), Donald Margulies (Playwriting), Chu Omambala/Globe Theatre (Shakespearean performance)

SKILLS

Dialects/Accents: Standard British, Cockney British, Standard Australian, Standard Russian, Northeastern U.S., and Standard Southern.

Basic stage combat proficiency in Hand-to-Hand, Rapier, and Single Sword (Gladius) – Taught by Eric D. Pasto-Crosby.

Improvisation - basic level class taught by Dr. James Al-Shamma. Member of Third Coast's Comedy's in house improv troupe. Member of Out on a Whim Comedy’s D&D troupe.

Instruments - Intermediate Level Bass Guitar - Taught by Rob Jackson and Brian Quinn of Avenue N Guitars, Basic Ukulele