CARRIE KENDALL – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/CASTING DIRECTOR
Born in Bangkok, then raised in Berlin & Savannah, Carrie Kendall has honed her craft as an actor in Chicago, NY and LA since 1996.  Appearing on stage, in film & television, she also lends her voice talents to commercials & animation.  Among other clients, Carrie was the voice of Motorola for numerous campaigns, United Airlines, Caremark & UPS.  She has worked for many Chicago Theater companies, including the Tony Award winning, Goodman, Apple Tree, The Marriott Lincolnshire, Light Opera Works, Porchlight, The Bailiwick, Menker &  TheaterBam!.

Known as a belter/culvutura in Chicago’s Musical Theater scene, some credits include, Miss Saigon (Jeff Nominated), The King & I (Jeff Nominated), Fiddler on The Roof, M. Butterfly, The ThreepennyOpera, Man of La Mancha & Schoolhouse Rock Live!.  Carrie was an ensemble member of the Voltaire Cabaret Troupe, showcased in the Windy City Two-Steppers & the Chicago Stunt Company, & spent 16 seasons with the Navy Pier Players acapella troupe.

Carrie served as the 4F Film Festival Program Director and worked for the Midwest Independent Film Festival. She served as an instructor for broadcasting & acting for on-camera for Columbia College, Centerstage Academy, and GTV.  She worked for Mayor Daley’s office of Special Events in Chicago and Navy Pier’s Entertainment Department as a Stage Manager for over 200 concerts, events & productions.

Carrie has worked with many talented directors and artists, including renowned Broadway Musical Director, Kevin Stites and has studied under Nick Anderson of Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting.
  Carrie is a proud member of AEA & SAG, and has served as Kendall Pictures Executive Producer, Casting Director & Art Director since the company’s inception in 2006.

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