Wendy Overly, MFA Acting/Directing Virginia Commonwealth University, BA Theatre/Dance at Kent State University taught theatre at Clemson University, Richard Stockton College, Rowan University, Rhode Island College, University of RI, UMASS Boston, Northeastern University and Emerson College. She was a professional actor/director (AEA, SAG-AFTRA) and resident artist at the Gamm Theatre in RI. Regional and NYC credits include The Waterfront Ensemble, Mettawee River Theater Company, New England Lyric Opera Co., Foundation Theater, Porthouse Theater, Highlands Playhouse, Mill Mountain Theater and The Warehouse. Local directing credits include The Great Gatsby, The Flu Season, Happy Birthday, Wanda June at Burbage Theatre; The Flick, Murder Ballad, Next to Normal, Body Awareness at The Wilbury Theatre Group; Season’s Greetings, Top Girls at The Gamm Theatre. TV/Film acting credits include Polka King, Manchester-By-The-Sea, Brotherhood, Infected, Elizabeth Gunness, Hard Luck. Wendy was a dialect coach for over 30 theater productions. In film and TV she has been dialect coach for The Burning Woman (fall 2018) Chappaquiddick, Patriots Day, The Finest Hours, The Surrogates, and Manchester-By-The-Sea, SMILF (pilot) and all three seasons of Showtime’s Brotherhood.
Wendy sadly passed away in October 2020.