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A headshot of Wendy Welch wearing a black shirt and a jean jacket.

Wendy Welch

Teaching Artist

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 last

Dec. 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 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.

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