Kelly Beuth is an actor/director and theatre educator
who has worked throughout the Buffalo area for over seventeen years.
Favorite roles include Phoebe in AS YOU LIKE IT
in Delaware Park
, Margot in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
Theater of Youth, The
Angry Vagina in THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
for the V-Day for RAINN
Initiative, in which she has been a five-year participant, and
multiple roles in RAMONA AND JULIET
(which earned her the 2007
Artie Award for Best Supporting Actress
) produced by the Brazen-Faced
Varlets, of which she is a founding member.
She has also appeared on many other stages including
The Kavinoky Theatre, Buffalo Ensemble Theatre and Curtain Call
Productions, to name only a few.
In addition to having directed
professionally for several companies including Alleyway, Pandora's Box, and the
Toronto Fringe Festival, Kelly spends much of her time working with our
city's youth, as both a teacher and a director of theatre arts. She
has taught for Daemen College, Genesee Community College, and
the Arts in Education Institute of Western New York, among others,
and currently holds a full-time position at the Buffalo Academy for Visual
and Performing Arts. For fifteen years she also served as a teacher at
Studio Arena Theatre School.
Kelly is thrilled to be a part of Subversive Theatre where she participated in
our staged reading of WAITING FOR
for May Day 2006. She also appeared in the world-premier of
Bill Schmidt's farcical political skit "Don't Hate the Messenger"
as part of our showcase SUBVERSIVE SHORTS 2007
at Rust Belt
Books in June 2007.
In our production of NICKEL
(pictured above) in April-May of 2008, Kelly displayed her
nearly limitless range playing a long list of bizarre and eccentric
characters at the Alt Theatre. She performed in our staged reading of THE
MAN WHO NEVER DIED
at the Alt for May Day 2008 and then in our production of PALACE
OF THE END
(2009) -- the first-ever production at the Manny Fried Playhouse
Most recently, Kelly was a part of sUBVERsIVE
directing the vignette "Beautiful Ogre"
and acting in "Vessels."