"LeGear is an empathetic screen presence"

Appearing now on the Lifetime Channel:

Whether you are in the Halloween mood 🎃 or the Happy Holiday mood 🎅, Karenssa's got you covered!

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"Killer Contractor" on LIFETIME

*Check your local listings as times may vary depending on your location and TV provider.

"Christmas Harmony" on LIFETIME

*Check your local listings as times may vary depending on your location and TV provider.


Take a look at Karenssa in "Christmas Harmony":

Actress & Singer

                                                                                                                   + Producer, + Director, + Casting Director

Performer

Karenssa is a Meisner Trained Actress & Classically Trained Singer of both Stage & Screen.  Daughter to an Australian Artist and an Officer of  the United States Marine Corps, Karenssa holds both American & Australian Citizenship.


Highlighted Screen credits include: Lifetime Channel's delightful holiday movie musical, CHRISTMAS HARMONY, as well as, Warner Bros.' VERONICA MARS, Lifetime Movie Network's KILLER CAREGIVER,  and the up coming Lifetime Channel premiere of "Killer Contractor".  Karenssa also stars in the Independent Feature Film, CARVING A LIFE, now streaming on Amazon & Tubi. 


Theatre credits close to Karenssa’s heart include: Cosette in LES MISERABLES at Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Antonia in MAN OF LA MANCHA at Musical Theatre West, and Christine Daae in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA conducted by Carmen Dominguez.

   

Karenssa holds a B.A. in Music from UCLA, completed Meisner Training at The Ruskin School of Acting, and recently trained with Larry Moss.

When her work does not take her far and away, she splits her time between San Diego & Los Angeles. 

Filmmaker

Karenssa is now developing, producing, and directing!


Karenssa's first foray into directing was with a musical stage play very near and dear to her heart: Heather Megill Reba's "Welcome to Sleepy Hollow".


"​Director, Karenssa LeGear ...magnificently directed this rendition of the classic tale. Her innovative direction and incorporation of recurring thematic elements ... is used tastefully and effectively. " 

~ Ashley Twomey, NationalYouthTheatre.com


Since then, Karenssa has moved into Film.  First she Co-Directed & Co-Produced, "Capture", a 15 minute psychological thriller with fellow filmmaker, John Freeman.  The two teamed up once more to Co-Direct "In the Absence of Eden", a 5 minute short film and semi-finalist in the international film competition: Women Making A Scene.


Currently, Karenssa is in development with "In the Absence of Eden" writer, Erica Livingstone,  on the feature film version of the story by the same name. 


Karenssa is also Executive Producer on "Moving Out", a short film fiscally sponsored by Film Independent.

Casting Director

Karenssa has been lucky to work on a variety of film projects as a Casting Director and Casting Associate.


Karenssa served as Casting Director on "Sister Mercy", a thriller from filmmaker (and Sharknado editor), William Boodell and most recently, "Moving Out", a short film fiscally sponsored by Film Independent.


 "Sister Mercy" had its world premiere at the Fantasia film festival in Montreal, Canada.   


"Moving Out", is currently in production.


 

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