Becca Maniar

Becca Maniar [BELLA] is a proud alumna of Northwestern University, recently serving as President of the NU Entertainment Alliance West. She holds MFA degrees from Carnegie Mellon and the Moscow Art Theatre. A Bardolator (adorer of Shakespeare), her favorite directing credits include AS YOU LIKE IT, HENRY V, COMEDY OF ERRORS and JULIUS CAESAR. Recently (pre-Covid) she starred in the world premiere of GOD AND SEX, THE MISANTHROPE and the one-woman show ANNA IN THE DARKNESS. You may have glimpsed her in a recent commercial for Feeding America, an episode of CRIMINAL MINDS or any number of independent films. She’s a former board member of both Classical Theatre Lab and The New Hollywood (LA), and current board member and producing director of American Studio Theater (NY).

When not performing, Becca facilitates Kundalini Activation Process energy healing and volunteers for Atlas Project. She lives near Boston with her husband and newborn daughter.