Wendy Welch happily moved to the Berkshires from Dallas in 2019. She was in WAM Theatre’s zoom production of ‘Roe’, the WAM Gala at the Mahaiwe, and directed and performed in ‘A Broadway Cabaret’ at Dewey Hall in Sheffield the last 2 Decembers. She has spent her 35 year career in the theater as an actor, director, coach, and teacher. She received her BFA in Acting from SMU, and did graduate studies there as well. She studied at HB Studio and was an intern at Chelsea Theater in NYC. While living in NYC she and husband, singer/songwriter Willy Welch, and their band were regulars in the NYC folk circuit (Folk City, Bitter End, Speakeasy, West Bank Café) and around the country. In Dallas, Wendy worked at most of the D/FW theaters and regionally, in roles from Margaret Johnson in Light in the Piazza, Sally Durant in Follies, Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman, Sonia in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Madame Armfeldt in Little Night Music, and Mrs. Bennet in Kate Hamill’s Pride and Prejudice, to name a few. She has been seen in many commercials, TV: Murder Made Me Famous, Deadline Crime, Barney and Friends, Sweet Tornado, Film: Upstream Color, Occupy Texas, Cyberdancing, and the Emmy Award nominated documentary Shatter The Silence. Wendy has taught voice and coached privately for over 25 years. She taught Voice and Diction at SMU, Musical Theater and Acting at Richland College, and Musical Theater/Performance/Audition Master Classes at SMU, OCU and USI, as well as in public professional settings. She has taught and directed a number of musicals in colleges, and teen camps including Dallas Theater Center, Lyric Stage, Dallas Ballet Center, Park Cities Dance.