Emmanuel Kikoni

Emmanuel Kikoni

Emmanuel Kikoni is a musical theatre and film/tv actor who recently graduated from James Madison University. Recently, he made his regional theatre debut as a swing in Rent at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA. Upcoming, he will be performing in the ensemble of Once on this Island at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. His past performance credits include Jesus in Godspell, Seaweed J. Stubbs in Hairspray, a Dancer in the Grand Carnivale at Kings Dominion and Dancing with the Stars of the ‘Burg in Harrisonburg, VA, and an ensemble member in Side Show, Into the Woods, and Parade.

Calendar

Event Date
Nov 2
to
Jan 9
Rent
Swing
Signature Theatre
Arlington, VA
Event Date
Apr 12
to
Oct 30
Once on this Island
Ensemble
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Ashland, OR

Artist Bio

Emmanuel Kikoni is a musical theatre and film/tv actor who recently graduated from James Madison University. Recently, he made his regional theatre debut as a swing in Rent at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA. Upcoming, he will be performing in the ensemble of Once on this Island at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. His past performance credits include Jesus in Godspell, Seaweed J. Stubbs in Hairspray, a Dancer in the Grand Carnivale at Kings Dominion and Dancing with the Stars of the ‘Burg in Harrisonburg, VA, and an ensemble member in Side Show, Into the Woods, and Parade. In addition to performance, he has had the opportunity to put his hip-hop dance experience to use as a choreographer for musicals such as Legally Blonde, Godspell, Bye Bye Birdie and more. He is also an aspiring director with his previous credits including the JMU Reading Workshop Reading of the musical, Venice in 2019 and being a Directing Observer in NAMT’s 32nd Annual Festival of New Musicals. He also directed, wrote and starred in the self-curated web series, “Everything Emmanuel” in 2018, as he aspires to be immersed into the world of sitcoms in the near future. He is also a playwright and musical librettist / lyricist.

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