Nessa Amherst

Are you looking for someone to help you with lines? Have someone to interact within the audition room? Develop the right amount of emotion and character for your next self-tape? Well, look no further!

I am well versed in theatre, web series, films, staged readings, and virtual play readings. I am up for any adventure or role you want me to be to help you out, even if it's something I've never done before! It's been fruitful and blessed in the four years in the craft, or even longer if you count high school and college.

As an actor myself, I believe that learning about yourself and your capabilities are very important to your growth as a performer and an individual. So is being helpful, a good listener, and kind. I would love to help you out in any way I can, and all I hope to help you land that role you dream about.

Let me know what I can do to help, and I will do my best to accommodate your needs. We're all in this together, and we should be lifting each other up, not tearing one another down.

Break a leg!

Originally from Chicago, I have been acting in the DC/MD/VA area since 2016. My most recent and past roles are described as loyal, ambitious, compassionate, helpful, vulnerable, strong, warm, and intelligent.

Think of me in roles as a people-person: the best friend always there for a shoulder to cry on, the therapist listening to and understanding your problems, the artist/photographer/fashion designer/retail associate/florist/bookseller ready to help you find the next great product or create a masterpiece, a wanderer who is strong on the exterior but vulnerable when she has to be, and even an owner of a small business who wants to help her community.

Some of my roles include:
*Self, Monologues of the Black Experience
*Facilitator Amherst, It Won't Hurt Forever, Trust Me
*Prince Escalus, Romeo & Juliet
*Bailiff/Matthias of Galilee, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
*Self, The Vagina Monologues
*Antonio/Balthazar, Much Ado About Nothing
*Juror #4, 12 Angry Men
*Puppet Seller, Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol
*Gate Agent, Yalu River

My resume is available upon request to look at more details of my roles and performances.

https://www.nessaamherst.com



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Credits Include

Year
Credit
2020 [added]
Monologues of the Black Experience
Virtual Readin Self
2020 [added]
Romeo & Juliet
Virtual Readin Prince Escalus
2020 [added]
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Virtual Readin Bailiff/Matthias of Galilee
2020 [added]
The Vagina Monologues
Virtual Readin Self
2020 [added]
Much Ado About Nothing
Virtual Readin Antonio/Balthazar
2020 [added]
12 Angry Men
Virtual Readin Juror #4
2020 [added]
It Won't Hurt Forever, Trust Me
Film Facilitator Amherst
2019 [added]
Mr. Blue Sky
Student Film Sarah
2019 [added]
Ponzi!
Staged Reading Lou Schmielewski
2019 [added]
The Knights of Salisbury
Theatre - Frin Susan
2019 [added]
Yalu River
Theatre Gate Agent
2019 [added]
Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol
Theatre Puppet Seller
2018 [added]
GROWN: The Web Series
Web Series Shonda
2018 [added]
Radium Girls
Theatre Sob Sister/Clerk/Board Member #2
2018 [added]
Twisted City
Web Series Dodger
2018 [added]
Members Only
Theatre Io
2018 [added]
Brigadoon
Theatre Ensemble
2017 [added]
Ragtime
Theatre Harlem Woman/Swing
2017 [added]
Iola's Letter
Staged Reading Betty Moss
2017 [added]
A Womb with A View
Theatre Assistant A
2016 [added]
The New Old Time Music Hall
Theatre - Cab Soloist/Ensemble