Letter of Reference from Susan Batson, New York

“I am writing to voice my unequivocal support for the actress and teacher Bettina Lohmeyer. She is a gifted performer of immense courage and honesty, and as a teacher she has great erudition and a multitude of expertise. Bettina has been studying with me for over 20 years and has been teaching my method in Europe over the past 10 years. Since 2013 she has also been teaching here at the Susan Batson Studio in New York.

I feel qualified to comment on Bettina Lohmeyer´s work as I have known and trained the best in the business, and after all of those years I can assess an actor´s strengths. While I believe that most actors with proper coaching have much to give on stage, there are a blessed few who are destined to make a singular and meaningful contribution to the field of acting. With Bettina Lohmeyer, I knew upon seeing her actress in action that she is one of the few whose work will have enduring value.

I am also pleased to note that Bettina Lohmeyer has shared her abundant skill in acting with my students at the Susan Batson Studio. I look forward to collaborating with her in the future. As an actress of power and depth, she has inspired many of our students, many of whom themselves accomplished actors seeking to sharpen their skills.

A fabulous, versatile actress, and teacher of acting, Bettina Lohmeyer will make a valuable contribution to the Folkwang University of Arts. I recommend without reservation that you honor your students with her presence.

Thank you for your attention.


Susan Batson”

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