obrien_briscoe_2018_055-e1575751565459.jpgBarret O’Brien lives on a small hill by a big library.  His writings been published by LA Miscellany, Jefferson Journal, American Dog, Calliope Magazine, Yale Palimpsest, and Smith & Kraus Books.  In January his novel stepped out of its cave and sharpened its claws on a tree; to learn more or to get a copy click 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, Yale University’s Dwight/Edgewood Project, 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 Southern Oregon University.

As an actor he has appeared on many stages and screens and is committed to collaborating on stories that add to our environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just presence on the planet.

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