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Hi, I'm Bess (she/they)! I'm a classically trained actor and have had the opportunity to bring my stage combat training to roles in Shakespeare's most famous plays.


When not combining my love of the classics and telling the story of violence, I'm teaching combat at local high schools or choreographing for productions in DC and Baltimore. 

Height: 5'5"

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Brown


Location: Washington, DC

About Me

Acting Training

MFA in Classical Acting | The Shakespeare Theater at GWU

Voice and Speech: Lisa Beley

Text: Alec Wild

Mask: Dody DiSanto, Isabelle Anderson

Acting: Ed Gero, Floyd King

Combat: Robb Hunter

BA Theatre Arts | College of William & Mary

Stage Combat/Intimacy Training

Society of American Fight Directors: Unarmed, Broadsword, Rapier & Dagger, Sword & Shield, Knife, Quarterstaff, Single Sword, Theatrical Firearms Safety

Fight Direction: Lewis Shaw, J. David Brimmer, Robb Hunter, Casey Kaleba

Intimacy for Stage: Ashley White, Dan Granke

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