Kayden Oconnell comes to Second Life™ with over thirty years of experience in real world theater. He is also a published playwright and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. He has worked in commercial radio and done voice-over work for a number of clients. As a resident of Second Life™ for over two years, he has continued to use those skills in performing in this virtual world and working for commercial clients in preparing films. In Second Life™ he is experienced and confident in the use of avatar movement, appearance and voicing.
Producer/Manager/Actor with the Second Life Avatar Repertory Theater
Director/Playwright/Actor/Producer in real world theater
Keyboard Musician with real world vocal jazz group
Recipient of regional arts fellowship for work in theater
“The Best Christmas Special . . . Ever!”, as part of the 48 Hour Film Project (Robert Thomas) – Suzy’s Super Cast and Crew
“The Real Christmas Story: The Christmas I Met Santa” (Old Man/Ian); “He Remembers It Well” (Older) – A.R.T.
Machinima Productions and Live Events (Cast and Crew Member) – Suzy’s Super Cast and Crew
“13 Objects” A Lonely Spade (Officer); Tin (Soldier); Cracked Lens (Youth); Blind Prejudice (Optician); The Hermit’s War With God (First Poor) – A.R.T. and Coventry University
Burns & Allen do Abbot & Costello (George Burns) – Ideajuice Studios
Shakespeare at the Pavilion (Antony, Claudius, Demetrius) – A.R.T. and San Diego City Sim
“The Tempest” (Prospero) – A.R.T. and Garden World Sim
“The Iconoclasts” (The Patriarch) – Present Company
“Tales of the Metaverse: Under the Skin” (Brad) – A.R.T. and Avatar Machinima Productions
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Oberon, Theseus) – Ivy Spirit Productions and Act Up Theatre Company
“Hamlet” Mini-Series – (Horatio) SL Shakespeare Company
“Kingdom Calling” (Anthony) – Valley Spirit Productions
Ego – voice over “Alls Well That Ends Well” (King) – Tyrol Rimbaud Installation
Voiceovers for Popcha! and Sound’r Productions
St. Andrews Pilot (Nick) – Silver Seraph Productions
“The Best Christmas Special…Ever!” machinima project.
Burns and Allen do Abbott and Costello, Ideajuice Studios
Website for Avatar Repertory Theater
Livestream Site for Avatar Repertory Theater Programming