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Makeda Tene'



Eyes: Dark Brown

Vocal: Coloratura Soprano

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Film & Television

Basketball Wife        Singer / Guest Star    Director: Michael Ajakwe, Jr.           BET Centric

Love That Girl          Laquita/ Co-Star         Director: Bentley Evans                   TV One

Lounge Act              Sheila /Guest Star      Director: Greg Buyous                     MTV

Alias                         Lacey/ Co-Star           Director:  Ken Olin                            ABC 
Emeril                      Assistant/ Co-Star      Director: Harry Thomason                NBC

One on One             Lacey/ Co-Star           Director: Ken Whittingham               UPN



The Colored Museum      MIss Pat & Medea/ Leads        Theresa Lang Theatre, NYC

Road                                Valerie & Molly                          Theresa Lang Theatre, NYC


Love In Concert                Kiki McCall        The Zephyr Theater, Hollywood

Fool for Love                    May/ Lead         The Box Theatre, NYC
Impromptu                        Winifred/Lead    The Box Theatre, NYC

If You Don't Believe          Spain                 The Zephyr Theater, Hollywood

(NAACP Nomination for Best Play)            Producers Michael Ajakwe & Deniece Williams

The Crucible                     Tituba                Davidson Performing Arts, AGS

The Tempest                    Ariel                   Davidson Performing Arts

Madwoman of Chaillot     Madwoman        Davidson Performing Arts




2010 - present

2010 - present


Verizon Wireless Competition "How Sweet The Sound"   The Forum, LA

(Soloist for VC Chorale, Winner for Best Small Choir in Los Angeles)

Holy Ghost Congress        Lagos Nigeria

(Televised Life from Lagos, over 1 million in attendance and viewership)

Gospel Extravaganza     International Guest Soloist     Belize City

LA Jubilee Singers     Soprano     Dr. Albert McNeil, Dir.

Choir of Vicenza / Italy     Soprano    Maestro Fracasso, Dir.






New York: Marymount Manhattan College BFA Acting

Pepperdine University:  MA

TVI Actors Studio: Soaps, Cold Reading, & Acting for Sitcoms

Mike Pointer: Hey I Saw Your Commercial 

Vocal Techniques: Roger Burnley

Opera: Carlo Hester, Metropolitan Opera

Piano: Wycliff Gordon, Wynton Marsalis Jazz Quintet


Special Skills


Vocal Styles: Opera, Jazz, Gospel, Musical Theatre

Dance Training: Jazz, Ballet, Tap

Instrument: Piano

Languages: English & Spanish

Dialects: Southern, High British Cockney, West Indian, Nigerian, New Yorker, Spanish


Voice Over Demo: @youtube: Makeda Tene Voice Over Demo

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