Barret O’Brien lives on a hill by a library. His writings been published by the Jefferson Journal, LA Miscellany, American Dog, Calliope, the Yale Palimpsest, Smith & Kraus Books, and produced on stages from Seattle to New York, New York to New Orleans. His novel, Greater Wilder, is now available; and his feature film, Allies, is atop friendly seas, harnessing wind, set to meet land this summer.
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 Repertory Theatre, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, Camp Shakespeare, Young Artists Institute, The University of Montana, Seasons Bereavement Program, Creative Connections, Southern Oregon University, and Yale University’s Dwight/Edgewood Project.
As an actor he has appeared on many stages and screens and is committed to creating new stories that enhance our environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, and socially just presence on the planet.
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