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Brian Hastert

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Performing Arts

  • @New York City


Brian is a New York City based actor and writer. Recent stage credits include Passion Play (Yale Rep), Lines in Code (3 Legged Dog), The Laramie Project (Penobscot Theatre), and Salome (Theatre for the New City), as well short plays, readings, and workshops at MTC, New Dramatists, The Lark, EST, Dixon Place, Rattlestick, The Working Theatre, The Living Theatre, and others. TV: The Good Wife. Radio: Twelve Years (BBC4). Brian is a founding member of The TEAM, an award-winning theatre company which creates new, company-devised plays about the experiences and myths of living in America today. With The TEAM Brian has performed all over New York, and toured nationally and internationally. He created roles in Mission Drift (EIF Prize, Fringe First Award Award, Herald Angel), Particularly in the Heartland (Fringe First, Dublin Fringe Best Production), and A Thousand Natural Shocks; and helped develop the upcoming Waiting For You… and Primer for a Failed Superpower, which began work recently at the National Theatre Studio in London. Brian also writes and maintains a smart and feisty politics blog, www.bridentitypolitics.com. He received his BFA at NYU and MFA from the Yale School of Drama, where he was the recipient of the Jerome L. Greene Foundation Fellowship and the Oliver Thorndike Award in Acting.

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