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Robert Beseda

Robert Beseda, Assistant Dean (1991)
Worked as actor, press agent and theatrical representative. Has lectured and given professional workshops at universities around the nation, and has served as an adviser to regional theatre companies. As a theatrical agent in New York, represented a large pool of actors, directors and designers in theatre, television and film. Assistant director to Gerald Freedman for “Hamlet” at the New York Shakespeare Festival; “The Adams Chronicles” pilot, PBS; Broadway’s “The Robber Bridegroom”; “The Coronation of Poppea,” at the New York City Opera; and other projects. Graduated with a B.FA. in 1974 from The Juilliard School, where he trained under John Houseman. Made professional acting debut at the American Shakespeare Festival. Regional credits include major roles at the Asolo Theatre, the Long Wharf, the McCarter, Philadelphia Drama Guild, the Goodman, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival and Pittsburgh Public. Appeared off-Broadway, as well as on television.