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Roderick Menzies
Roderick Menzies

AMDA Faculty since: 2017

Roderick Menzies is an actor, director, producer, educator and coach. He serves as Co-Artistic Director of the award-winning Ensemble Studio Theatre in Los Angeles where he directs, performs and produces new American plays. He is a founding member of Canada's National Voice Intensive where he taught voice and Shakespeare text. A veteran of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, he has played leading Shakespearean roles, including Romeo and Juliet (as Mercutio), Taming of the Shrew (as Hortensio), A Midsummer Night's Dream (as Lysander) and King Henry (title role). In Los Angeles, Roderick has performed leading roles at A Noise Within, Odyssey, Pico Playhouse, Getty Villa, Open Fist and Chalk Repertory.

Roderick teaches Iconic Theatre, Contemporary Scene Study, Acting Techniques, Spotlight, and directs various productions.


M.F.A., Acting, York University