Awesome interview last night with Actress, V/O Artist, and Musician Mary Beth Eversole
Mary Beth Eversole, is an actress, host, voiceover artist, musician, producer, and activist.
Her current projects include creator of “I”, a 6 part film series about trauma and healing, and producing and hosting the YouTube show Allergy Actress Cooking, which addresses, in a light hearted and quirky way, the perils of living, performing, and cooking with severe food allergies.
Mary Beth has performed on theater stages as an actress since she was very young and more recently in film and television. She currently is represented in Los Angeles by Commercial Talent Agency for commercial and voiceover and managed by Harold Mendez of Estrella Management. In Denver, Big Fish Agency represents her for film, commercial, print and voice over. In New Mexico, Eversole is represented across the board by Phirgun Mair. Eversole’s recent projects include a recurring role in the episodic podcast “Soul Full of It” created by former Harpo Executives, Corny Koehl and Jill Barancik of Cult Favorite Media, a guest star role on Lifetime Movie Network's "My Crazy Ex", a two time Best Feature Film winner "Glimpse" directed by Arnon Shorr now on Amazon, two multiple award winning short films directed by Brad Etter, one that addresses the realities of bulllying called “Morning Announcements”, and one that addresses the need to listen to your authentic self called "Me + You". This film was a Cannes Film Festival selection. Other recent roles include the female lead in “Standing Woman” directed by Sara Lattis, and the Musical Theater Teacher in the HUB network’s “Parents Just Don’t Understand” hosted by Joey Fatone. Mary Beth has been seen in several short film leads such as Vicky in “Dollars of Love” directed by Cristina Piemonte-Semedo and Gianinni Moreira, Amanda in “Over? Over!”, Mrs. Lee in “The Way”, Jennifer in "The Treehouse", the Mother in "Homeless", Natasha in "No Soliciting", and Amy in "All's Well" a comedic webisode. She also works in animated films, games, audiobooks and industrial voiceover.
Ms. Eversole currently studies at the Clyde Bernardy Acting Studio under the tutelage of KC Clyde. Former studies took place at the Speiser/Sturges Acting Studio under the tutelage of Aaron Speiser. She studied improv at the Masters Level at Mocksides Studios in Denver and improv at The Groundlings in LA. Voiceover training began at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts with Brian Shae and continued from there with Susan Berkley of The Great Voice Company. Currently Ms. Eversole coaches with celebrity voiceover artist Lori Alan. Mary Beth gets her commercial training from Killian McHugh of Killian's Commercial Workshop in LA. Her earprompter training is with Paul Rohrer of Rohrering Success and teleprompter training is with David Dalton at Mocksides Studios.
Mary Beth holds a Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis in vocal performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music from Colorado State University. She has performed with many theater companies throughout Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and in Europe including Fort Collins Children's Theater, Up in Lights Productions, Starlight Theater, Theater in the Park, Musical Theater Heritage, Front Range Music Theatre, The Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Fort Collins, Colorado State Opera Theater, The American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria, Loveland Opera Theatre, Bethesda Music Festival, Emerald City Opera, and Colorado State Opera Theater. Ms. Eversole also had the pleasure of being an opera apprentice artist with two companies, Opera Fort Collins in 2009-2010 and Emerald City Opera in Summer 2010.
Along with performing on the stage and screen, Ms. Eversole works on many philanthropic endeavors. With her current project “I”, Eversole is working to change the narrative surrounding trauma and how people heal from trauma. Mary Beth is also passionate about bringing awareness about healthy eating and food allergy acceptance. She is currently in the process of
collaborating with several other food awareness groups around the country to promote healthy eating and food allergy safety through her cooking show Allergy Actress Cooking. Ms. Eversole also regularly donates her performing time and lesson packages to charity and silent auction events in LA that raise awareness and funds for animal rights and the homeless crisis in America. Mary Beth has donated her time and expertise to several charities that help rescue animals, including the No To Dog Meat campaign, She has also created homeless care packages, with donations of supplies given by her hometown, Kansas City, and a retired American community located in Ensenada, Mexico that she regularly hands out to those in need while she is driving around Los Angeles.
In 2011, she performed for a fundraiser for the Avon