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  • Brian Gill

  • Assistant Professor of Performance and Head of Acting
  • MFA, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
  • Theatre Arts
  • (262) 595-2594
  • gillb@uwp.edu
Biography
Brian J. Gill is a member of the Theatre Arts Faculty serving as an Assistant Professor of Performance and Head of Acting. He has been a professional stage actor for over 20 years, appearing at such theaters as Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Renaissance Theaterworks, First Stage Children’s Theatre, goats & monkeys (co-founder and company member) and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Chicago credits include: Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Victory Gardens, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Provision Theater, Apple Tree Theatre and Famous Door; Regionally Brian has performed at Theatre at the Center, the Illinois and Texas Shakespeare Festivals, Allenberry Playhouse, and the historic Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC. He is also the narrator of over two-dozen audio books. Brian trained at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London as a member of the First International Artistic Fellowship, training and performing with Mike Alfreds and Mark Rylance. He received his M.F.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. Parkside Theatre directing credits include Book of Days, Hedda Gabler and the forthcoming spring semester production of A Streetcar Named Desire. He a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association.
Teaching, Research/Creative & Consulting Interests

Teaching Interests

Acting 1-4, Basic Acting, Theatre Appreciation, Period Styles, Stage Combat, Theatre History 1-3, Multiculturalism

Research Interests

Acting Styles, Shakespeare

Consulting Interests

Courses Taught

Spring 2018

THEA 225 ACTING II
THEA 425 ACTING IV
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 250 STAGE COMBAT I
THEA 110 THEATRE APPRECIATION

Fall 2017

THEA 125 ACTING I
THEA 325 ACTING III
THEA 14 ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 314 ADVANCED ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 317 DRAMATURGY
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 214 INTERMED ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 228 VOICE FOR THE ACTOR I

Summer 2017

THEA 110 THEATRE APPRECIATION

Spring 2017

THEA 225 ACTING II
THEA 425 ACTING IV
THEA 14 ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 314 ADVANCED ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 317 DRAMATURGY
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 214 INTERMED ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 250 STAGE COMBAT I

Fall 2016

THEA 125 ACTING I
THEA 325 ACTING III
THEA 124 BASIC ACTING
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 110 THEATRE APPRECIATION

Spring 2016

THEA 225 ACTING II
THEA 425 ACTING IV
THEA 14 ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 314 ADVANCED ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 124 BASIC ACTING SKILLS
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 214 INTERMED ACTING PRACTICUM
THEA 315 STYLES OF ACTING:

Fall 2015

THEA 125 ACTING I
THEA 325 ACTING III
THEA 124 BASIC ACTING
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 315 STYLES OF ACTING:
THEA 110 THEATRE APPRECIATION

Spring 2015

THEA 357 THEATRE HIST & LIT 1915-TODAY

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