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Bree Welch

Instructor

Bree is a graduate of the Old Globe MFA professional actor training program where she was directed by former Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Adrian Noble in King Lear, Inherit the Wind, The Madness of King George III, and As You Like It.  Other Old Globe performances include The Taming of the Shrew (directed by Ron Daniels, former Artistic Director of the RSC), Richard III (directed by Lindsay Posner, Artistic Director of The Royal Court Theatre Upstairs), The Winter’s Tale, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Country Wife, and Dividing the Estate.   Her work in Houston includes: A Christmas Carol (Belle): The Alley Theatre; The Rabbit Hole (Izzy): Stage’s Reparatory Theatre; Henry V (Henry V), Antigone (Antigone) andTriumph of Love: Classical Theatre Company; Hamlet (Ophelia)The Tempest (Miranda), Love’s Labors Lost (Rosalind), Titus Andronicus(Lavinia), Julius Caesar (Calpurnia), Cymbeline (Queen), Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet), and Measure for Measure: Houston Shakespeare Festival; Miracle on 34th StreetThe Odd CoupleEnchanted April, The Heiress: Unity Theatre. Bree recently returned from living in Europe for two years, where she performed: As You Like It (Celia), Mary Stuart (Queen Elizabeth), Twelfth Night (Maria), Cymbeline (Queen), Into the Woods (Little Red), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania/Hermia), MacBeth (Lady MacBeth/Witch), The Murder of Gonzago (Jingles): Prague Shakespeare Company; and the U.S. tour of PSC’s Twelfth Night andMacBeth at Main Street Theatre Company. She also played Mrs. Elton in a staged reading at Lincoln Center of the musicalEmma, A Romantic Comedy, directed by Tony Award Winner, Jeff Calhoun.  TV/Film credits include: Mountains and Stones (with Ben Kingsley)Crossing Lines (NBC), Dinner with Strangers and Hit Men.  She is also a graduate of the University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance.