Sarah Gliko and Ross Beschler in Describe the Night. Photo by Johanna Austin.

Ross Beschler

Ross Beschler (he/him) is a founding member and lead artist of the Wilma Hothouse Acting Company. Ross has appeared in 17 main-stage Wilma productions, most recently Dmitry Krymov’s innovative reimagining of The Cherry Orchard, and has performed with many other Philadelphia theatre companies, including EgoPo Classic Theatre, the Arden, People’s Light and Theatre, and Theatre Exile. Ross has served as assistant director and teaching assistant to Wilma Artistic Director emeritus Blanka Zizka, and has taught the company’s acting methodology in workshops locally and abroad, most recently at Theatre Archa in Prague. Ross is an associate member of the experimental theatre collective Die-Cast, which won the juried grand prize at Miami’s No Vacancy competition in 2020 with the immersive multi-media performance piece Temporary Occupancy. His solo show Black Metal Clown was featured at FoolsFURY’s 2020 Build From Here digital convening. MFA: Temple. TV: Blue Bloods, The Jersey Connection. Film: The Flight of the Cardinal.