Professor of Performance
Brian Evans teaches voice & speech, stage combat and acting. As an actor he has worked for the Human Race Theatre, the Colorado, Illinois and Oxford Shakespeare Festivals, South Coast Repertory, Porthouse Theatre and CATCO. Television credits include Chapelle's Show andJudging Amy. His voice-over work includes the audio book of The Virginian. He produced and directed award-winning theatre while working in Los Angeles, at venues including the Raven Playhouse, Metropole Theatre Works and Elephant Stageworks. Directing credits also include Romeo and Juliet at Monomoy Theatre and Henry IV, Part One at Oxford Shakespeare Festival. Brian works professionally as a voice and dialect coach and as a fight choreographer. He is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors. At Ohio University he has directed productions such as Dutchman, Lysistrata, Savage/Love and Brecht's Man Equals Man.
Brian received his MFA in Acting from the University of California, Irvine. He is a member of SAG and Actors' Equity Association.