Bill Feehely

Musician, Actor, Director, and Playwright.

Musician, Actor, Director, and Playwright. 

Bill received MFA in Theatre from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where he studied under Bill Esper. He enjoyed a career as an actor and musician before moving from New York City to Nashville in 1994. In Nashville, he founded the Actors Bridge Actor Training Program which later developed into a professional theatre company. He has directed productions for the Tennessee Repertory Theatre and The O’Neill Theatre Center as well as nearly 60 critically acclaimed Actors Bridge productions. As an actor Bill has performed in scores of plays, many garnering numerous “Best Actor” awards. 

In addition, Bill is an accomplished playwright and songwriter. He co-wrote, “American Duet” with Grammy Award winning songwriter Marcus Hummon, with the musical's original staginh starring Darius Rucker. Bill's play “Outside Paradise” about the life of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald was named “Best Original Play” after it’s premier in Nashville in 2012. He has also written several other plays and musicals including “Working With Glass.” the “Payout” and an adaptation of “The Trojan Women.” Presently, Bill is working on a new musical with Nashville songwriters Kirsti Manna and Julie Forrester.

Bill recently retired from Belmont University where he was head of the Acting/ Directing BFA emphasis. He also teaches at Watkins Film  school and has served as an acting coach for several feature films.

Bill has just released a new album, Money and Love, and will be touring in support of that release.

He continues to live in Nashville with his talented wife Celeste Krenz.