Kenzie Ross, originally from Kalamazoo, MI, is a New York based actor, writer and producer. She is currently screening the pilot presentation of her upcoming web series “The Next Right Thing” (Co-created with Stori Ayers and Dionna McMillian) at LA’s Hollyweb Fest, Utah’s Film Freeway Festival, 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’s featured in Erin Sanger's short film, MUTT (SXSW Film Festival, Vimeo Staff Picks) and in festivals/workshops produced by The LARK, ProjectY, Project W, The Dirty Blondes, Athena and Amios' SHOTZ! As a writer, she was a part of a year long residency with Athena Theatre Company's emerging playwrights group, Athena Writes 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 in the "New York New Works Theater Festival." She holds her MFA in Acting from Penn State University and her BA from Western Michigan University in Theatre Performance. Past credits include: A Chrismtas Carol in Harlem (Mrs. Cratchit), Loves Labour's Lost (Rosaline), DOUBT (Sister James), From Up Here (Grace), Funk It Up About Nothin' (Hero), She Stoops To Conquer (Kate Hardcastle). She is currently Director of Youth Programs at the New York Film Academy where she teaches acting and runs programs in filmmaking for kids and teens. Coming up is the release of her newest short film, “Woodford County”.