Beverly Leech is Adjunct Faculty teaching the Business of Acting for the Musical Theatre Department at the USC School of Dramatic Arts.
From Broadway to soundstage, Bev Leech is a veteran leading lady and character actress of theatre, film, and television, and studied directly with the late, great Stella Adler. As a ‘theatre rat’ her credits include Broadway in City of Angels, Denver Center Theatre Company in Ladies of the Camellias, Cabrillo Music Theatre in Annie, and the Los Angeles Theatre Center in Club Termina. Ms. Leech has been twice blessed with a life in film and television in series regular, recurring, and guest star roles such as First Kill, Blood Work, NCIS, Bob Hearts Abishola, Alexa & Katie, Modern Family, and Mathnet. She has acted under the distinguished direction of Clint Eastwood, Roman Coppola, Anthony Russo, Lee Shallat Chemel, and Alan Poul. Scenes from Bev’s short story, The Tennessee Stretch, were staged in the Actor’s Gym Los Angeles production of Working, directed by Robert Moresco. It is currently in workshop in New York for an encore.
Prior to USC, Beverly has taught at The Stella Adler Studio, South Coast Repertory, and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Ms. Leech holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Florida State University and is a long-time member of the Southern Poverty Law Center, dedicated to fighting racial and social injustice.