Ken Mann retired in early 2016 from more than three decades as a staff and consulting people developer, leadership coach, and organizational change architect. He holds bachelors degrees in industrial management and psychology, an MBA in International Business, and a PhD in Adult Learning and Development. He is currently pursuing an BFA in Acting and Directing from Sam Houston State University, about 30 minutes from his home in Conroe, Texas.
He and his wife Rodgie have three children, and each of them as a child, giving them three grandchildren. He has been a lifelong studier and patron of movies, owning 93 of AFI's top 100 movies of all time and countless others in digital backup format.
Before attending Sam Houston State, where he is a senior expecting to graduate in 2018, his only acting experience was three radio plays at the Owen Theatre in Conroe, Texas in 2015. However, he has emceed, created, and participated in countless amateur events involving karaoke, lip sync, improvisation, original mini-plays, ensembles, and original songs. Ken has written several dozen funny and serious lyrical poems designed to be sung, and two of these have had music written for them and have been performed on published music CDs. He is currently writing several plays.
Ken is an exceptional cold reader, has well developed skills in using his face for expressing virtually any feeling or circumstance, and has a natural, situation appropriate way of moving about the stage and within a scene. His ability to easily call upon a lifetime of experiences as needed for a role and circumstance makes him more viable for consideration, in lieu of experience.