Born and raised in Columbia, SC, Mackenzie attended the College of Charleston where she earned her B.A. in Arts Management and a minor in Theatre. After graduating, she moved to Chicago where she worked at Broadway In Chicago in the Production Department and assisted with all tours and shows at the Nederlander Theatre, Palace Theatre, CIBC Theatre, and the Broadway Playhouse.
In 2013, Mackenzie moved back to Charleston to work with Rhys Williams’ company, Technical Theater Solutions, where she worked on shows such as American Idiot, Mamma Mia!, and Nice Work If You Can Get It. After taking a brief hiatus from the theater world to act as Production Manager for a local A/V company, Mackenzie has loved being back with the Work Light family since 2016.