© Bernd Brundert | 2015 | 01/2018
  • actress
  • voice actress
  • singer
  • dancer
Acting age 28 to 36 Years

Agencies

Germany
Phone+49 175 7213035
Germany
Phone+49 30 55559968-46,-31

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About Bettina Kenney

Bettina Kenney was born in the land of the poets & thinkers, ancient forests and fairy tale castles - Germany.

Her childhood in England probably explains her predilection for the scent of gas cookers, her love for British television & an utter aversion to the misuse of the Saxon genitive.

After attending elementary & secondary school back in Germany (having a blast as a competitive gymnast, dancer, singer and musician) Bettina returned to her beloved island to study Performing Arts at the prestigious London Studio Centre / Middlesex University.

She has since been whirling across stages in occident & orient playing fierce roles in awarded theater productions, and even had the pleasure of performing in front of Leonard Bernstein’s daughter Jamie Bernstein as "Anybodys" in the acclaimed production of West Side Story at the Komische Oper Berlin.

At one of her first on-camera auditions, actually being called in for a dance part, Bettina ended up with a small role in a big Paramount movie… and that turned out to be the starting signal for her career on the screen.

Now - several years and movies later - she has made a name for herself as a quadrilingual actress and highly versatile voice artist for film & television.

When not in front of the camera, in the recording studio or on a stage, Bettina is most likely to be seen flying around a pole somewhere on this planet.

Bettina is currently splitting her time between Berlin and LA.

Training

Year 
2015Die Tankstelle | Coaching | Film - TV - Theater (ongoing)
2014Akademie für Professionelles Sprechen
2013iSFF Institut für Schauspiel, Film- und Fernsehberufe (Theaterstudio)
2011International Voice
2009iSFF Institut für Schauspiel, Film- und Fernsehberufe (Camera Actors Studio)
2007 to 2008iSFF Institut für Schauspiel, Film- und Fernsehberufe (Schauspiel)
2006Broadway Dance Center NY / USA
2001 to 2004London Studio Centre / Middlesex University (DipHE Theatre)

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2013SSP 3.0Selfmade ShortySpecialWinner

Awards

YearAward
2015Company of The Year | Komische Oper Berlin | London Opera Awards 2015
2013Theater des Jahres 2013/14 | Komische Oper Berlin

Projects as actress

YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2018Ich war noch niemals in New YorkFeature FilmPhilipp StölzlDance Double [BP]
2018In SessionShort Feature FilmKathi CareyCorby Engels [L]
2018Crooked IronShort Feature Film Patricia KaubeMutter [SR]
2018FortissimoShort Feature FilmRichard SzotyoriCop [SR]
2016Ellen and AlanShort Feature FilmJörn MichaelyMiriam Maverick [SR]
2015One Hug At A Time (Wettbewerbsbeitrag 99 Fire Films Award)Short Feature FilmBirgit StauberTamara [L]
2014Sechs auf einen Streich - SiebenschönTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Carsten FiebelerMagd
2014The Clapham Bus to WonderlandShort Feature FilmVictoria BeyerSarah [L]
2013SSP 3.0Short Feature FilmPhilipp HalfmannSie [L]
2012Was würde Bruce Willis tun?Short Feature FilmBastian BöckleMarie [L]
2011RussendiskoFeature FilmOliver ZiegenbalgTänzerin
2010JunggesellinShort Feature FilmAnna LinkeSilke [L]
2007Toggo TVTV-Show, Super RTL [de]Matthias Schwab [1]Otto / Stella [SR]
2002MDR um zwölfTV Magazine, MDR [de]zuständige/r Redakteur/inElmo [SR]
2002Volle Kanne - Service täglichTV Magazine, ZDF [de]MultipleElmo [SR]
2002KikaniaTV-ShowDaniel HammerTänzerin [SR]
2002Tigerenten ClubTV-Show, ARD [de], SWR [de]MultipleElmo [SR]
1999Welt der WunderTV Magazine, ProSieben [de], RTL II [de]MultipleAkrobatin [SR]
1998Die Schule am SeeTV SeriesMultipleTänzerin [SR]

Projects as voice actress / speaker

YearTitleGenreRoleActor
2015The Wedding RingerFeature FilmCute Bridesmaid [SR]Tristin Mays
2015Orange is the New BlackTV Series, NetflixAnnie Valdez [SSR]Tanairi Vasquez
2015Carousel of Time (4D)Short Feature FilmEuromausi [english] [L]
2014BulletFeature Film
2013SSP 3.0Short Feature FilmVoice Over
2013Littlest Pet ShopTV SeriesScout Carey [LE]
2013Littlest Pet ShopTV SeriesVi Tannabruzzo [LE]
2012Der TurmTV Movie (multi-part), BR [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de], NDR [de], RBB [de], SWR [de], WDR [de]div
2012Winging' ItTV SeriesMagic Book [SRE]
2012Supah Ninjas!TV SeriesFinger Pistol Girl [SSR]Danielle Powell

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2013 - 2016West Side StoryAnybodysBarrie KoskyKomische Oper Berlin *Opernhaus des Jahres*
2014West Side StoryAnybodys (Einspringer)Kay MetzgerLandestheater Detmold
2012Lili & MarleenLili/LolaKatrin LièvreViking Fontane
2009 - 2010Der Gestiefelte KaterKaterNorbert HilchenbachTheater Hagen
2008 - 2010West Side StoryAnybodysThilo BorowczakTheater Hagen
2006 - 2007Mamma Mia! HamburgTänzerinLutz E. SeeligOperettenhaus Hamburg
2006Fame - The MusicalGrace LambAlex BalgaMusik Theater Saar
2005 - 2006Bibi BlocksbergBibi BlocksbergUwe VogelCocomico
2004 - 2005Victor/VictoriaEnsembleHelmut BaumannTheater Bremen
2003 - 2005Kiss Me KateEnsembleHelmut BaumannTheater Bremen

Basic data

Height153 cm
Body typeathletic-sporty
Clothing size34
Ethnic appearanceWhite Central European
Hair colourblond
Hair lengthshort
Eye colourblue-green
NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Native speaker), French (Fluent), German (Native speaker), Italian (Basic knowledge)
Voice typeSoprano
SingingA cappella (Good), Classic (Good), Jazz (Professional), Musical (Professional), Rock/Pop (Professional), Soul / RnB (Good)
Instrumentscello (Good), drums (Basic knowledge), piano (Professional)
Skills (dance)Ballet (Professional), Hip Hop (Professional), Jazzdance (Professional), Latin-American (Basic knowledge), Modern Dance (Professional), Pole Dance (Good), Standard (Basic knowledge), Streetdance (Professional), Tap Dance (Good)
Skills (sports)acrobatics (Good), aerial hoop (Good), apparatus gymnastics (Good), floor exercises (Good), horseback riding (Good), inline skating (Good), pole sport (Good), vaulting (Good), yoga (Good)
Experience abroadNorth America: USA
Western Europe: Switzerland
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Berlin
2nd residence (where applicablen)München
Accommodation possibilitiesCologne, Dortmund, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York
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