Sevanne Kassarjian

Performance of a Lifetime
Sevanne Kassarjian In her role as a Principal, Sevanne oversees several of Performance of a Lifetime's strategic client relationships, leads our team of design architects and is in high demand as a lead facilitator. She has led the global expansion of our performances coaches and now oversees the work and development of our exceptional teams based across the US, Europe, Asia, Brazil and Mexico.
As an actor and teacher, Sevanne possesses passion for lifelong learning and a desire to explore the ways in which the stage frees people to discover new ways of understanding and navigating their world. She has partnered with her mother, anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson (the daughter of Margaret Mead), to create workshops within organizations that marry cultural anthropology tools with acting and improvisation techniques. She also has designed and/or facilitated several entrepreneur training programs, including the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac training, in which she helped over 2000 entrepreneurs to perform a wide range of leadership roles, and she has been an in-house coach for numerous organizations and Fortune 500 companies.Sevanne’s TV credits include appearances on numerous daytime soaps, “Diagnosis Murder,” and several flavors of “Law and Order.” She has appeared onstage in leading roles at Manhattan Theatre Club, Yale Rep, and regional theaters around the country. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MFA from the University of California, San Diego, where she taught speech and acting.