Angela Besharah is an award-winning director, actor and producer. With You Always, just finished post while her previous short film, Rive, won Best Foreign Drama in Atlanta, received an Award of Merit in Los Angeles and had it's Canadian premiere at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her first short, Now & Then, was featured in The New York Times. She's also directed documentary shorts, and assisted numerous directors on their projects as well.
In Theatre, she's directed 11 plays (7 original works) to great acclaim and success; rave reviews, broken box office records, sold out and extended runs. The first play she directed, won Best Production and Best Direction at the Hart House Theatre Festival in Toronto.
Angela’s worked on over 40 union productions for film, television, theatre and voice. Earlier this year, she opened up The Lighthouse Acting Studio, teaching On-Camera and Scene Study classes. She also coaches actors privately through Inside Light Studio and works as photographer/videographer for production stills, headshots, interviews and audition tapes.
Press > 'Come From Away' Cast Member Jack Noseworthy Gives His American Take On Toronto ~ "My go-to Toronto acting teacher and coach is Angela Besharah at The Lighthouse Acting Studio. She really is Toronto’s best-kept secret!
Press > Angela in Alignment ~ After such an intimate and FUN! experience, I was hooked on Ange and her directorial style.