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.