Karen Musey

Karen Musey

Actor, playwright and screenwriter in New York City, New York

About Karen


Karen's film and television work includes Mysteries At The Museum, #RunawayGroom, Foreign Exchange, Shall We Dance, and Molly: An American Girl Film. She appeared in the Bravo! documentaries Raising Valhalla and The Rhythm of Angels and in Global TV’s show 16x9 The Bigger Picture. Karen has danced in music videos for the GUARDS (Feels Like That) and Malynda Hale (City Lights) under DORA Award choreographer Marc Kimelman. She has worked closely with Janine Ditullio (6 time Emmy nominee) and Dick Blasucci (MADtv, Simpsons) for Kimball Sketch Live. She and co-writer Nicole Papadopoulos are in the midst of editing their sketch series, Muse-A-Dopoulos (www.museadopoulos.com). Karen is a contributing Dance Writer for 4dancers.org and has a blog on Huffington Post.

Karen’s performing experience includes West Side Story at Canada’s oldest outdoor theatre - Rainbow Stage, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Chicago (in the lead role of Hunyak). Karen was thrilled to be cast in the world premiere of the Canadian Opera Company’s production of the Ring Cycle (Das Rheingold). Other stage performances include Toronto Fashion Cares, New York performances at Madison Square Garden with the band PHISH, the reading of Renegade: the Musical, Broadway On Broadway with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the off-Broadway Band of Gypsies Choreographer’s Showcase, and the cabaret act Joshing Around. Karen has toured internationally with The Young Americans, KOBA Family Entertainment, and Jean Ann Ryan Productions. Karen is an original member of the hit Youtube musical sensation Jeremy Lin:The Musical.

Karen Musey is a licensed trainer of the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®. Karen is an ABT® Certified Teacher in Pre- Primary through Level 5 after having completed intensive training in the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum. She is a US member of the International Dance Council, recognized by UNESCO.

Name: Karen Musey

Lives in: New York City, New York

Occupation: Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter and Voice Actor


  • Mysteries at the Museum

    Mysteries at the Museum (2015)
    Television (Documentary and Mystery) Actress The stories behind interesting and unusual artifacts stored in museums are told.

  • Foreign Exchange

    Foreign Exchange (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Film Lab Presents

    Film Lab Presents (2014)
    Television (Drama) Actress A series of "Film Lab Mash Ups" ranging from comedy to drama. The consistent underlying theme is one of definition - what does it mean to be a minority member of a society? The issue is examined through positive, non-academic, easily accessible, and creative original stories. Written by Jennifer Betit Yen, Asian American Film Lab Inc and NYC Media

  • #RunawayGroom

    #RunawayGroom (2014)
    Video Actress When Ben the groom disappears on his wedding day, reality TV star bride Becca and gay best man Steve must put aside their differences to find him.

  • Jeremy Lin the Musical

    Jeremy Lin the Musical (2012)
    Film (Short and Musical) Actress Jeremy Lin the Musical is a fictional retelling of the first time Jeremy Lin proved himself on a basketball court. Written by Kevin Yee

  • An American Girl on the Home Front

    An American Girl on the Home Front (2006)
    TV Movie (Drama, Family and War) Actress Based on several of the "Molly; An American Girl" books, this story is set in 1943 in the fictional town of Jefferson, Illinois during World War II. Molly McIntire and her family are learning to cope with the changes the war has brought to their close-knit family. Molly misses her father who went overseas to care for the wounded soldiers. As they try to keep things running smoothly, Molly enters a dance contest at school. She and her friends are lively, outgoing and always bursting with ideas. Also during this time a young girl named Emily comes from London England to live with the family and Molly learns the importance of getting along and pulling together. Written by Anon

  • Shall We Dance

    Shall We Dance (2004)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress John Clark is a middle aged Chicago estate lawyer. He loves his family, which includes his wife Beverly, but their combined busy schedules and getting caught in a rut after two decades of marriage has left him feeling unfulfilled. While taking the el train home every night, he notices the same young, beautiful contemplative woman staring out of one of the windows of Miss Mitzi's Dance Studio, which specializes in ballroom. He is intrigued enough with her beauty and sadness to go in one evening on his way home. He learns that she is Paulina, one of the instructors and a former world class ballroom dancer. Because of her, he signs up for beginner group dance lessons, regardless of them being taught by Miss Mitzi herself, and not Paulina. As time progresses, John gets caught up in the lives of those at Miss Mitzi's: his two fellow classmates - overweight Vern who wants to learn to dance for his upcoming wedding, and Chic, who wants to impress the ladies - and two of the studio's ... Written by Huggo

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