Barret O’Brien lives on a hill by a library. His writings been published by the Jefferson Journal, LA Miscellany, American Dog, Calliope, Yale Palimpsest, Smith & Kraus Books, and produced on stages from Seattle to New Orleans, New Orleans to New York. His novel Greater Wilder is now out and about; and his feature film Allies is atop friendly seas, set to meet land this Fall.
O’Brien is the founder of Finding our Tales, national education workshops that embolden youth to share their stories through theatre. He’s taught at City University of NY, Southern Rep, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, Camp Shakespeare, Young Artists Institute, University of Montana, Seasons Bereavement Program, Creative Connections, Southern Oregon University, and Yale University Dwight/Edgewood Project, among others.
As an actor he has appeared on many stages and screens (a more tofu & potatoes list here), creating and collaborating on new stories that enhance our sustainable, fulfilling, and just presence on the planet.
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