Makenzie, born and raised in Northern California, moved down south to attend Azusa Pacific University, where she earned her BFA in Acting. Since her acting debut at 9 weeks old, where she played Baby Jesus in a Christmas production, she has had a wide variety of roles including Roxie Hart in Chicago, the Matron/Prudy Pingelton in Hairspray, Millie in Picnic, and more. She was last seen in As You Like It, where she had the honor of playing Pheobe. She can also be seen as Jessica in The Wake, a web series with Mildly Fearsome Films. She is currently in Pre-Production on a Film she is co-writing/producing with Brad Black.
“Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”-Voltaire