Actor-Writer-Director-Producer, Skip Lackey started his career as a Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus Clown after graduating from clown college. Skip’s acting credits include: Big River on Broadway, National Tours of The Secret Garden, Barnum, Big River, lots of Regional Theater, and numerous Off and Off-Off Broadway developmental musicals.
He also had the distinct honor of spending 2-years with Sanford Meisner in a professional hand-picked acting class.
On camera, Skip co-starred in Jim Carrey’s first film Once Bitten. TV credits include: The Guiding Light, the mini-series, The Blue and the Grey, and host for Nickelodeon’s Ace-Award winning Think Fast. He’s also been seen in over 100 national network commercials, and he’s recorded over 1000 voice-overs. Skip even spent 3-seasons working as Santa Claus alongside the Rockettes in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in Chicago.
A graduate of the Vancouver Film School, Skip co-wrote, directed and produced the low budget feature film, Love at Second Sight. He then became Executive Producer for Kewazinga, a vision technology company that developed an interactive 36+ camera system for network broadcast and early internet applications. He’s worked with Sun Microsystems, NBC, ABC, ESPN, the X-Games, the NY Mets, the Golf Channel, the USGA, the NHL All-Star Game, Nike, the US Navy and more.
He then shifted his focus to giving Personal Growth and Leadership Development seminars. Skip has worked directly with over 25,000 clients, taught over 1000 workshops, and made 1000 personal appearances. Clients include the IMDB, World Bank for Latin America, and a 2-Year Leadership Development immersion for the Canadian Department of Justice.