© 2018 by Kymberli McKanna

 RESUME 

 kymberli mckanna
casting director/assistant/PA
Currently: Casting Assistant with Zuckerbrod/Thomas Casting
casting director

CASTING DIRECTOR

Asking for a Friend (Working Title) (Web Series)                                                              Dir. Michael Truly

Beauty Wow! (Web Series)                                                                                         Dir. Nefertiti Lovelace

This Just In (Web Series)                                                                                                         Dir. Isaac Klein

Next to Normal (Musical)                                                                   Panic! Productions, Dir. Corey Howe

Celebrity Cruises (Coordinator, Cruise Ship)                                        W/ Casting Specialist Auri Marcus

                                                                                                                                  & Kate Lumpkin Casting

Broadway to the Rescue (Benefit)                                                                      Producer/Casting Director

The Big Fat Christmas Show (Benefit)                                                                Producer/Casting Director

Crush Cancer Comedy Show (Benefit)                                                               Producer/Casting Director

Kimball Entertainment                                                                                          Resident Casting Director

The Blind (Short Film)                                                                                                                 Dir. Sam Son

When I’m Gone (Short Film)                                                                                                      Dir. Sam Son

Aetho (New Media Campaign)                                                                                        Dir. Geoff McGann

Alameda Health Systems (Print)                                                                                      Dir. Geoff McGann

casting/production assistant

TELSEY + COMPANY

Pretty Woman, Broadway                                                                                                         Jerry Mitchell

Hairspray Live!                                                                                                     Kenny Leon/NBC Network

The Wiz Live!                                                                                                       Kenny Leon/NBC Network

Grease Live!                                                                    Thomas Kail/Paramount Television/Fox Network

A Christmas Story Live!                                        Scott Ellis/Alex Rudzinski/Ian Eisendrath/Fox Network

The Cher Show, Broadway                                                                    Christopher Gattelli/Jason Moore 

Hamilton, Broadway/National Tours                 Thomas Kail/Andy Blankenbuehler/Lin-Manuel Miranda

Wicked, Broadway/National Tours    Joe Mantello/Wayne Cilento/Winnie Holzman/Stephen Schwartz

M. Butterfly, Broadway                                                                                                               Julie Taymor

Waitress, Broadway                                                                   Diane Paulus/Jessie Nelson/Sara Bareilles

The King and I, Broadway                                                                       Bartlett Sher/Christopher Gattelli

Motown, Broadway                   Charles Randolph-Wright/ Patricia Wilcox/Warren Adams/Berry Gordy

Rock of Ages, Las Vegas                                                        Kristin Hanggi/Kelly Devine/Chris D’Arienzo

Spiderman, Broadway                                   Julie Taymor/Daniel Ezralow/Bono/The Edge/Glen Berger

An American in Paris, Broadway                                                         Christopher Wheeldon/Craig Lucas

First Wives Club

LISA FIELDS CASTING

The Bodyguard, National Tour                                                                          Thea Sharrock/Karen Bruce

The Inpatient, VR Video Game                                                                                   Supermassive Games

Ezra, Voice Over

Commercials: Nissan, Taco Bell, Home Advisor, Malibu Canyon, Men’s Wearhouse, Chick-Fil-A, Pier 1, Credit One, Carmax, Garanimals, Novartis-Cosentyx, Toyota

JOY DEWING CASTING

Kinky Boots, National Tour                                                          Jerry Mitchell/D.B. Bonds/Rusty Mowery

Magic Mike Live, Las Vegas                   Channing Tatum/Allison Faulk/Teresa Espinosa/Luke Broadlick

Mamma Mia, National Tour                                                                     Phyllida Lloyd/Anthony Van Laast

Bring It On, National Tour                                 Thomas Kail/Andy Blankenbuehler/Lin-Manuel Miranda

In the Heights, National Tour                            Thomas Kail/Andy Blankenbuehler/Lin-Manuel Miranda

West Side Story, National Tour

TARA RUBIN CASTING

Ain’t Too Proud: …the Temptations                                                                 Des McAnuff/Sergio Trujillo

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • LA Personal Assistant for Bernie Telsey

  • Production Assistant for Andy Blankenbuehler

  • Guest Panelist for Spotlight Sessions with Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich

  • Production Team, Turn It Around Tour

  • Freelance Hair/Makeup Artist

  • Regional Manager/West Coast Market Trainer for Mally Beauty

  • Trade Show Sales Specialist for Beauty Blender + Jouer Cosmetics

EDUCATION/INTERNSHIPS
  • BFA in Theatre, Emphasis in Musical Theatre, Texas Christian University

  • Telsey + Company, Spring 2012

  • Wojcik | Seay Casting, Fall 2011

  • Dave Clemmons Casting, Spring/Fall 2011

skills
  • Breakdown Express Account, Eco Cast

  • LACasting/Casting Networks

  • Owns a Macbook

  • Highly Organized, Great Attitude, Excellent Multi-Tasker, Team Player, Strong Communication Skills, Proactive, Creative Problem Solver

  • Microsoft Office, PC/MAC Formats, Tech and Social Media Savvy

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