PEP | Performers Exchange Project

Doreen Bechtol

FridaDoreen Bechtol hails from Taylor, MI, and is a graduate of Western Michigan University. Theatre experience includes: Atlantic Center for the Arts – performer in The Disability Project, with Joseph Chaikin (1995); HERE Theatre – director of Suicide in B flat, (1997); Live Arts – performer in Mrs. Warren’s Profession (1998); Foolery – performer/asst. director in Something Wanting, Cesario, Life’s A Dream (1998-2002); Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Viola, Twelfth Night (2000); American Shakespeare Center – performer in Twelfth Night, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew, A Tamer Tamed, King and No King, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Tartuffe (2002-2007); Black Dog Theatre – performer in Cowboy Mouth, The River (original) (2005-06).

She is a founding member of PEP and resides in Staunton, VA with her husband John Paul and daughter Olive.