The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Merchant of Venice
Lydia Mackay is terribly excited to be making her debut in the Trinity Shakespeare Festival as an actor. She served as the Voice & Text coach for the Festival in its inaugural year. She received her BFA with an emphasis in acting from Texas Wesleyan University, and holds an MFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University. Lydia has been seen on stage at Stage West, Theatre Three, The Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, WaterTower Theatre, Shakespeare Dallas, Casa Manãna, Dallas Theatre Center, Our Endeavors Theatre Collective, Echo Theatre, Wingspan Theatre Co., Risk Theatre Initiative, Ground Zero Theatre Co., Bucket Productions, Beardsley-Living Theatre, Hip Pocket Theatre, Fort Worth Theatre, Core Performance Manufactory, the Rattlestick Theatre (NYC) and the MoonWater Theatre Company of Fort Worth, where she was a company member for 3 years. She has taught a variety of classes over the years at Casa Manãna, Theatre Arlington, The Dallas Theater Center, and Pfamily Arts.
Lydia’s voice-over credits include Lady Caterina Sforza (Trinity Blood), Trisha Elric/Sloth (Full Metal Alchemist), and Sephiria Arks (Black Cat) all for the Cartoon Network. Other cartoons she has voiced are Black Butler, Blassreiter, Dragonaut, Heroic Age, Darker that Black, Stigma, Aquarion, One Piece, Hell Girl, Soltey Rei, School Rumble, Baki the Grappler, Desert Punk, Dragon Ball Z and Kodocha. Lydia regularly does readings at the Dallas Museum of Art, is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association, is co-founder/producer of The Drama Club, and is represented by the Mary Collins Agency of Dallas. She is currently an Adjunct Instructor here at TCU where she teaches Acting, Stage Combat, and Auditioning.
One thousand and one Thank You’s to T.J. Walsh, for always being in her corner.