Barret O’Brien lives on a hill by a library. His writings been published by LA Miscellany, Jefferson Journal, American Dog, Calliope, Yale Palimpsest, and Smith & Kraus and produced on stages from Seattle to New York, New York to New Orleans. His recent novel, Greater Wilder, has been spotted in national forests, nibbling huckleberry and seed (more here).
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 New York, Southern Oregon University, Southern Repertory Theatre, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, Camp Shakespeare, The Young Artists Institute, The University of Montana, Seasons Bereavement Program, The Siskiyou School, Creative Connections, and Yale University’s Dwight/Edgewood Project.
As an actor he has appeared on many stages and screens (more here); and is committed to creating new stories that reflect and build our environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, and socially just presence on the planet.
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