William McKenna

William McKenna

William McKenna is an upcoming young Australian Actor with a variety of television, film, theatre and comedy credits.

William was the Class Clowns winner at the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, was host of the 2016 final and performed with the LOL Squad during MICF 2016 at the Arts Centre. He has hosted Kids Stage at the Eltham Town Festival, and performed stand up at Poetry Slam at the State Library, and Help Conference for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Williams theatre credits include Thirteen, The Wiz and Legally Blonde.

William recently starred as BEN in series 3 of Nowhere Boys on ABC Me and performed as part of the lead cast in series 3 of ABC Me show You’re Skitting Me.

William McKenna

Training

Piano, David Dobell 2010 – 2016
Singing, Nicole Howard 2014 – 2016
Drama with a Difference – Drama, Kestie Morassi 2015
Cello, Helen Barclay 2013 – 2015

 

Television

NOWHERE BOYS (Series 3)
Role: Ben. Dir: Rowan Woods & Sian Davies, Matchbox Pictures/ABC 2016
YOU’RE SKITTING ME (Series 2)

Role: Various. Dir: David Swann, Worldwide Production Services Pty Ltd 2016

 

Film

LOL SQUAD / YOUTUBE
Writer / Performer. Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015
JUST KIDS
Role: Jake. Dir: Jordan Sorby, VCA 2015
SERPENTINE
Role: Boy (Music Video). Dir: Leanne Campbell, 2014

 

Comedy/Mc

CLASS CLOWNS NATIONAL FINAL 2016
Host. Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2016
LOL SQUAD LIVE SHOWS
Writer / Performer. Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2016
CLASS CLOWNS
National Winner. Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015
KIDS STAGE
MC. Eltham Town Festival 2015
POETRY SLAM
Stand Up. State Library – Poetry Australia 2015
HELP CONFERENCE
Stand Up. Ronald McDonald House Charities 2015

 

Theatre

THE WIZ
Role: The Wiz. Eltham College, 2015
HOUSE MUSIC
Role: Boy. Eltham College, 2015
HOUSE MUSIC
Role: Mad Hatter / Celloist. Eltham College, 2014
THIRTEEEN
Role: Eddie. Eltham College, 2013

 

Opera

LA BOHEME
Children’s Chorus / Soloist Cover. Dir. Gale Edwards, Opera Australia 2011
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Boys Chorus / Cover Mustardseed. Opera Australia 2010

 

Choir / Instrumental

EEPS CHOIR
Choir Captain / Soloist / Various Concerts 2009-2012
BOROONDARA EISTEDDFORD / VARIOUS CONCERTS
Percussionist 2011-2012

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