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Actor

Andrea McKenzie is a Scottish actor who trained at Edinburgh College and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. A fierce performer with a big heart, she has worked in theatres and outdoor venues across Scotland.

Select press:

“The most striking acting came from Andrea McKenzie” (EdFringeReview.com)

“she fizzles with dark forces and storm bringing nastiness” (AllEdinburghTheatre)

“this cheeky wee besom McKenzie manages to induce more laughter than one could reasonably expect” (Edinburgh Guide)

You can view full acting CV on Spotlight.

Or watch showreel on YouTube.

Writer

Andrea has written several plays for adults and children. Her play Aye or No about the Scottish Independence Referendum through the eyes of children was described as a ‘Must see’ by the Edinburgh Evening News.

Dark comedy/drama After Party about love, addiction and karma was shortlisted for the Scottish Short Play Awards.

Andrea was mentored by Playwrights Studio Scotland when she wrote full length play Butterfly: containing elements of movement and dance it contrasts the high tempo, hedonistic 90s, with the dark isolation of early parenthood. You can watch an interview and sneak peek here.

Andrea made her Traverse Theatre debut with The Pervs and Plans of Onlyfans, which she also starred in. The play was presented with three other pieces of new writing as part of writing collective 4play theatre.

Singer

As a graduate of Girls Rock School Edinburgh, Andrea’s powerful vocals at the helm of all female rock bands have been raising the roof and smashing glass ceilings across Scotland.

She also loves traditional Scottish folk music and performed works by Hamish Henderson at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Theatre Objektiv’s On The Radical Road.

Band images © P&K Beards


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