May 12

Teaching Artists


Melissa House

Mel House currently teaches acting technique, audition prep, integrated arts, playwriting and playing Shakespeare for TFANA, Red Bull Theater, Children’s Shakespeare Theatre, Say Yes to Education and the Manhattan New Music Project. As an actress, she has worked in NYC and around the globe at Playwrights Horizons, Primary Stages, Atlantic Theatre Company, Red Bull Theater Company, Ohio Theatre, New Georges, Baltimore’s Centerstage, Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Mel has been seen on One Life to Live, Rescue Me, and in the films Nicky Newark, 4960, Missy, Plus One, and The Film You Did Not See. She is a founding member of The DrawingBoard—a collective of artists who develop new works by offering table reads, workshops and staged readings. Mel has studied at the William Esper Studio, the Atlantic Theatre School, and is a graduate of the University of Exeter’s School of Drama in the UK.