Khalila Roney

Actor, Model, Musician
Location Virginia, United States
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A Rude Awakening

Uploaded 5 months ago

Finale

Uploaded 5 months ago

Physical Details

Height:
162 cm / 5ft 4in
Waist:
66 cm / 26in
Weight:
60 kg / 132 lbs
Hips:
88 cm / 35in
Ethnicity:
Black / African descent
Hair colour:
Brown
Skin colour:
Brown
Hair length:
Medium
Eye colour:
Brown
Hair type:
Curly
Chest:
88 cm / 35 in
Dress Size:
4 - 6

Credits, Schools & Workplaces

2017
  • AMC, TURN: Washington's Spies, Season 4 : Caribbean Prostitute (Featured Background)
2016
  • Haven't The Foggiest : Harriet (short film, lead)
  • Carrying The Load (stage play) : Clara Evans Poole Muhammed (lead)
  • Historic Williamsburg Promotional Photo/Video Shoot : Actress/Model
  • "Chronic Beauties" Calendar : Model, Interviewee
  • A Broken Rib (short film) : Cindy (lead)
  • Limbo (short film) : Kacia/Adult Kacia (Lead)
  • Hello Au Revoir (film) : Self
2015
  • Hello Dolly : Principal Dancer, Waiter, Chorus
  • Legally Blonde Jr. : Stage Manager/Choregrapher
  • Into the Woods, Jr : Stage Manager
2014
  • Seussical the Musical, Jr : Stage Manager/Choregrapher
2013
  • The Comedy of Errors : Adriana
  • Twelfth Night : Viola
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream : A Fairy, Puck
2011
  • The Tempest : Prospero
  • Fearful Symmetry : Spanish Lisa
  • The Odyssey : Sailor/Suitor, Siren
  • As You Like It : Rosalind
2010
  • King Lear : Goneril
  • 40 Acres and a P.O.W : Magdelynn Colqhoun (Lead)
2009
  • August Wilson, Fences : Rose
  • Richard III : Brackenbury
2008
  • Much Ado About Nothing : Hero

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Bold Artist Management


Languages
  • English
  • Sign Language

Accents
  • Irish
  • South African
  • UK English
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • African
  • Latin American
  • Spanish

Most of what I've done has been based in theatre, but I would love to branch out into film more. I'm just beginning to get on-screen roles and, though it is a lot different from the stage I've grown to love, it's been so great to be able to work and see myself flourish in a different medium. I've played women, and occasionally men, of all ages. I've always been a bit of a parrot, able to catch on to and mimic any accent I hear within minutes. I also have experience with American Sign Language, which has opened up several opportunities that I would not otherwise have had access to. I'm great at dancing and picking up choreography so I have no problems with roles that involve music and movement, and as a singer, I'm always humming one tune or another to get it into my head. Overall, I'm a fast learner, so directors have favored me in the past as it doesn't take me very long to learn and commit to a role.

Modelling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Though, my primary goal is to continue acting, I'm never opposed to dabbling in something new, and so far, I've found modeling to be a fun new adventure. Ideally, if I were to continue modeling, I'd like to use that platform to inspire those who perhaps don't have the conventional "look" and show people, especially teens, that there is no one way to be beautiful. There's beauty in all of us.


November 2016 - Promotional shoot for Historic Williamsburg, CW Productions/The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

August 2016 - "Chronic Beauties" photoshoot. In association with www.lymewarriors.us. Inviting women with chronic illnesses to share their stories in order to uplift and inspire others, as well as raise awareness about different chronic illnesses.

Music

The Life I Never Led

Taken from Sister Act (Broadway). Full song.

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Indie
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz

Influences: Shirley Bassey, Julie Andrews, Adele, Ruthie Henshall, George Hearn, Beyonce, Regina Spektor, Daughter, Florence + The Machine, Imogen Heap, Mumford And Sons, Pink, Lauryn Hill

I've sung in theatre productions and cabaret shows and have always received wonderful feedback from my directors as well as my audiences. I'm pretty flexible as far as genres go, and am able to change my sound to better reflect what I'm singing.

Magazine

I'd love to begin commercial print work. If given the chance, I'm sure I would excel as I have in my other work.

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