FROM THE CIRCUS TO THE SET
After 10 years as a contracted artist in the realms of circus and theatre, Kalen has also started a career as a professional actor, model and physical performer for film and television.
Kalen is a full ACTRA member and has worked on many different film sets and projects. He has become focused on movement, acting and stunt techniques while wearing special FX prosthetics suits and utilizing current CGI capture technologies.
Moving forward, acting is becoming a primary goal for gaining new skills and experiences to apply to his next big roles for film and television.
FILM & TELEVISION EXPERIENCE
‘Hannibal’ – Recurring Principle, NBC
‘Falling Skies’ – Recurring Principle, Dreamworks Productions
‘Rookie Blue’ – Actor, Global
‘Odd Squad’ – Actor, Sinking Ship Productions
RELEVANT PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
‘Cirque Du Soleil’ Performer / Character Artist
‘Circus Orange’ Performer / Character Artist
‘Zero Gravity Circus’ Featured Circus Artist
Motion Capture, Prosthetics & Special FX Suit Specialist
A wide range of experience as a principle puppeteer and actor on multiple feature film and television productions. Focused on mastering character and movement while wearing advanced prosthetics and special FX suits.
Professional Circus & Variety Artist
Focused primarily on combining world class circus skills with live interactive theatre and live event performance. More than 10 years as a professional contracted artist and producer.
Stunt and Special Skills
Experience with advanced fitness training methods, stunts and acrobatics training, mixed martial arts, ancient weapons, firearms and stage fighting. Expert level traditional archer. Trained in current motion capture performance techniques and terminology at Pinewood studios. Also a highly proficient musician as both a guitarist and singer.