"Betsy is a consummate professional with a talent to match-substantive, emotional and fiercely intelligent."
Artistic Director, MCC Theatre
"Betsy Sanders provides more depth and pathos and cringe humor than we see nowadays.” ~ nytheatre.com
Betsy earned her B.F.A in Acting from Florida State University and her M.F.A. from New School for Drama in NYC. She has had the privilege of studying under the auspice of some of the most renowned artists in the business such as Robert LuPone, Robert Walden, Marcia Haufrecht, Nova Thomas, Elinor Renfield, Pippin Parker, Austin Pendleton, Christopher Roselli, Arthur Storch, as well Jeff Morrissey and Master classes with Linda Lavin and Larry Moss.
Originally from Melbourne, Florida, Betsy has worked throughout the country and in NYC. Her most recent credits include an episode in Amazon Prime's The Other F Word and the independent film Between Waves with Amy Jo Johnson. A few of her favorite stage roles have been Arkadina in Chekhov's
The Seagull, Galactia in Howard Barkers Scenes from an Execution (with Paul Ryan Rudd), Sylvia in Albee's Sylvia and Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Betsy had the tremendous opportunity to live and work in Taipei, Taiwan as a guest performing artist at National Taiwan University where she taught acting classes. She was also given the honor of directing NTU’s first fully produced play.
In addition to her acting Betsy also devotes time to humanitarian work, most recently in Lafemme Leblanc, Haiti. To keep sane and focused, Betsy relies on yoga, meditation, reiki, her family, a taste of chocolate and a touch of wine.