Kenzie Ross

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Originally from Kalamazoo, MI, is a New York City based actor, writer and producer. She is currently in the festival circuit with the pilot presentation of her upcoming web series THE NEXT RIGHT THING (NY Indie Theatre Film Festival, LA Hollyweb Fest, Miami Web Fest, The Reel Sisters Film Festival and NYC WebFest). She is best known for originating the role of ASHA in Dominique Morisseau's, BLOOD AT THE ROOT (National Black Theatre, Kennedy Center Hip Hop Theater Award, Arkansas Rep, Adelaide Fringe Festival Peace Foundation Award, Edinburgh Fringe Festival Holden Street Theatre Award, South African Tour). She was recently featured in the Classical Theatre of Harlem’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol in Harlem (Mrs. Cratchit), Erin Sanger's short film, MUTT (SXSW Film Festival, Vimeo Staff Picks) and in festivals/workshops produced by The LARK, Project Y, Project W, The Dirty Blondes, Athena and Amios' SHOTZ! As a writer, she was in Athena Theatre Company’s emerging playwrights group of 2016, where her full length, CROSSING OVER, was workshopped and produced at Symphony Space. Her short play, MORNING, was produced in Mastodon Theater Company's "Pint Sized Plays" and was a finalist in the "New York New Works Theater Festival." Her company, Rare Lotus Productions is interested in conscious entertainment so far with short films like, COMMIT (Audience Choice Awards Finalist 2019), THE NEXT RIGHT THING (Best Pilot Nominee) and WOODFORD COUNTY. She holds her MFA in Acting from Penn State University and her BA from Western Michigan University in Theatre Performance.