Wes is a Brooklyn based actor, singer, and instrumentalist who was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. A professional opera singer for over 16 years, Wes has been expanding his experience in staged plays, musicals, and on camera work since 2012. He is a long time rock guitarist and possesses a talent for dialects and impersonations, supported by his studies in voice and diction. Some of his television and film credits include supporting and principal roles in Last Moment Of Clarity, Adulthood, Six Degrees of Murder, and more.
Noted stage performances include Billy Bigelow in Carousel with Union Avenue Opera directed by Ken Page, Curly in Oklahoma! with Maryland Live Arts, Bishop Myriel in Les Misérables with Utah Festival OMT, Three Decembers with Fargo-Moorhead Opera directed by Austin Regan, Father Flynn in Cuomo and Shanley's Doubt with Union Avenue Opera, Stanley Kowalski in Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire with Kentucky Opera, the title role in Thomas’ Hamlet with Fort Worth Opera, Hannah Before in Reed, Kaminski, and Campbell's As One with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and recently staged workshops of Jimmy Roberts, Catherine Filloux, and John Daggett’s newest musical All Dressed Up and Nowhere To Go directed by Hannah Ryan
Wes received his Artist Diploma from The Academy of Vocal Arts and his Bachelor’s from the University of Michigan where he was presented the Earl V. Moore Award for outstanding contribution to the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. He also studied at the William Esper Studio under Suzanne Esper for their summer acting intensive and studied on camera acting with Heidi Marshall.