Bella Merlin

Actor and writer with 25 years’ experience in UK and US. Writer of books including the international best-seller, THE COMPLETE STANISLAVSKY TOOLKIT; ACTING: THE BASICS and WITH THE ROGUE’S COMPANY: HENRY IV AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE. Acting includes seasons at the National Theatre, London; Colorado Shakespeare Festival; many performances in the UK in theatre, radio, television and film. Author of TILLY NO-BODY: CATASTROPHES OF LOVE, a one-person play about life, love and the identity of actors, based on the lives and love of Frank Wedekind and his wife Tilly.