Never a stranger to the stage, Kendrix has been performing since the age of five. He secured his first gig singing God’s praises every Sunday morning in the church choir. After seeing his potential and the passion Kendrix had for performing, his parents enlisted him in every performance opportunity they could find. Kendrix began singing in talent shows, county fair events, as well as community theatre productions. By the time Kendrix reached high school, he had over 30 theatre credits to his name and had no plans of stopping there.
Kendrix is an alumnus of the prestigious University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Currently, Kendrix is the Resident Artist and Production Manager at the Historic Carolina Civic Center in downtown Lumberton, North Carolina. He creates and directs the annual A Robeson County Christmas Show. Transitioning from performer to director has allowed him to share his expertise and knowledge with youth and adult performers in his shows. During the past seven years, he has worked “behind the scenes” with the theater.
In 2013, Kendrix joined the 2016 Carolina Beach Music’s Group of the Year, Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band as their lead singer. Kendrix quickly became enveloped within the Carolina Beach Music Industry. His passion, energy, and crowd-pleasing magnetism instantly began his popularity with fans. Performing with Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band throughout North and South Carolina, and Virginia has accredited him the opportunity to be nominated and recipient of the 2016 Carolina Beach Music’s Male Vocalist of the Year. His theater and performance upbringing exudes through every one of his musical performances.
As a professional actor/singer, performing in theaters all across North America; Kendrix has been seen in such shows as: the Tony award winning Broadway show, Ain’t Misbehavin’, “Miss Saigon”, and the National Tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar”, starring Ted Neeley from the original motion picture. Kendrix has performed on the floating stage of Carnival Cruise Lines. This gig contributed to his performance accolades for international audiences in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, Nassau, Bahamas and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Kendrix is currently recording new music, as well as performing live shows. Kendrix’s eclectic style and crowd-pleasing magnetism will definitely get any fan’s heart pumping and body shaking to his music.