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Melinda Beck

Melinda is a Louisville-based actor. She serves as a teaching artist and historical interpreter at the Frazier History Museum. www.artistmelindabeck.com

Melinda Beck’s background is in devised ensemble theatre and solo performance. She has worked on staff in various capacities with Commonwealth Theatre Center, Kentucky Shakespeare, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Seattle Shakespeare Company. Recent film work includes “Heartland” and “Perception”. She works at the Frazier History Museum as a Teaching Artist and Historical Interpreter, creating live performances and programs for museum visitors.

She has performed original works with Commonwealth Theatre Center, Louisville Improvisers Single Shots, and Slant Culture Theatre Festival. In 2018, she served as the COLLIDER Artist in Residence at the Louisville Free Public Library at the South Central Branch. She also worked with Kentucky Refugee Ministries “We Create” Festival where she created a 15-minute performance using projection, shadow puppetry and voice over to highlight stories of refugees in Louisville. She holds a BFA in Theater with an emphasis in Original Works from Cornish College of the Arts.