Margaret Belton is that rare artist who fuses her exceptional talent with a genuine warmth that makes audiences feel they’re part of the family. She most recently starred in a film called 'Hiding In Freedom' which she recieved an award for 'Best Lead Actress in a Short Film' from the World Music & Independend Film Festival as well as the film just being accepted into the Cannes Film Festival. She then just recently wrapped her 4th round of the critically acclaimed ‘Always… Patsy Cline’ in New Orleans at the Stage Door Canteen. right after getting back from doing a run of "Honky Tonk Angels' at the Alterana Playhouse in Alameda California. The summer of 2014 she starred in 'Always... Patsy Cline' at The Altarena Playhouse for which she received a Bay Area Theatre Award for Outstanding Performance in a Musical for her portrayal of Patsy Cline and then just recently in November of 2018 she took home another TBA award for her outstanding performance as a principle actor in 'Honky Tonk Angels'. Margaret has appeared on many stages overseas, nationally and throughout the Bay Area. She is the lead singer of her band The Patsychords and is continuously collaborating with other artists on projects. Margaret is the founder of a women's art collective that is still thriving today called "Women Exposed". She has been a producer, host and emcee for various events . Her musical credits include opening for Emmylou Harris, and performing with her band and members of the national touring casts of Hair and American Idiot for Broadway Cares. Margaret has starred in several indie films and national commercials.
Margaret is represented by Look Talent Agency and has trained with esteemed acting coaches throughout the Bay Area and Los Angelas. She has also studied voice and performance under jazz legend Faith Winthrop and celebrated Brazilian singer Suely Mesquita. Additionally, Margaret received her Bachelor of Arts at Indiana University.
The authenticity and fearlessness with which Margaret approaches all her endeavors make her a versatile and vivacious performer. She looks forward to myriad new roles and experiences to throw herself into with boundless passion for performance.