Brian Posen

Brian Posen

Actor, Director, Educator, Producer | Chicago, Illinois

Brian-Posen

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Brian Posen is a performing arts guru from Chicago. He has occupied a variety of roles in the industry, including Actor, Director, Producer, and Teacher.

Throughout each of these roles, Brian has continued to play a vital role in the creation and maintenance of a theater community throughout Chicago. Most notably, he is the Founder and Creative Director of Stage 773, a non-for-profit that provides a space for connecting and promoting the theater community in Chicago. Additionally, in 2002, Brian created and produced the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, also known as SketchFest. It was the largest comedy festival in the nation, hosting over a thousand artists and 10,000 patrons.

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An interview with Brian Posen

The way I became a successful teacher was by being a successful student. I studied for ten years in higher-level education. When I was awarded the position as a teacher, I emulated all of my teachers that positively affected my life.

Why It's Important for an Actor to Direct

When actors are building their careers, they must have as well-rounded an experience as possible. Directing can help actors gain new insights on stagecraft, leading them to become more believable and stronger actors in general. Brian Posen, an experienced actor, and the director gives several reasons why actors should consider taking their turn in the director’s chair.

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