As a performer, Ken Skrzesz has appeared as everything from Ludwig von Beethoven with the BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Herr Drosselmeyer in THE NUTCRACKER with the Springfield Ballet. His theatre background includes 20 leading roles. Ken became a member of Actors’ Equity Association while performing at the Goodspeed Opera House. He has danced in concert with Alan Danielson and Company, Deborah Carr’s Theatre Dance Ensemble, Kinetics Dance Theatre and toured internationally with SURGE Dance Company. He has performed as a guest artist in Jose Limon’s CHOREOGRAPHIC OFFERING and with the TED SHAWN LEGACY. Ken is a baritone soloist and has toured extensively with various versions of AN AMERICAN SONGBOOK since 1999 (more than 100 performances). Ken earned his Master of Fine Arts in dance from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro where he performed with the dance, opera, music, and theatre departments. He is a native Baltimorean where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Towson State University. In 1985 Ken received the Baltimore Mayor’s Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts. He received distinguished alumni awards from Towson State University in 1992 and from the University of North Carolina in 2008.
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