Shawna Pena-Downing

Miembro desde 5 años •
"Fun. Classy. Urban. Energetic."
Shawna Pena-Downing

I currently reside in Kansas City, Missouri & work within multiple facets of the performing arts community. With B.F.A. in theatre focusing on musical theatre & a B.A. in communications focusing on brand marketing, new media and advertising, I specialize in arts education, theatre, public speaking, networking, youth leadership, event/program coordinating.

As a professional actor/singer I've worked with a variety of prominent theatre companies: the Coterie Theatre, Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Theatre for Young America, & KC Melting Pot Theatre. I am a teaching artist with the Coterie Theatre, KC Repertory Theatre and the KC Black Repertory Theatre; as well as a peer educator with the Dramatic Health Education Project. Also a co-director of education & community programs with KC Melting Pot Theatre Company and is signed with Exposure Model and Talent agency.

I love to spend her time, energy and free spirit being an educator, laughing, eating and giving back. I live to create and perform quality work that has the ability to inspire, entertain and educate.

 Formación

My training has been through my talent agency, Exposure Model & Talent. I studied Musical Theatre and Communications from Avila University and have been working professionally in public speaking, performing, commercial and films since graduation in 2012.

 Experiencia

Coyne College "Hire Quality" television campaign- Sky Recording/Gragg Advertising
Avila University- Promotion radio campaign- Puente Marketing

 Características

Dialects: Southern, British/English, Cockney, Bajan/Creole, Eastern USA, Chicagan.
Dance: Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-hop, Lyrical, Choreography, Ballroom, Swing.
Instruments: Guitar, Ukulele, Tamborine, Piano, Kazoo.
Stage Combat: Hand to hand, Rapier.
Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Track.
Hobbies: Knitting. Photography. Painting. Cooking. Graphic Desgin. Arts and Crafts.