Brett Bezad

Brett Bezad

 
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“For me, our job as artists is to serve the story, serve the director, and serve the fellow actors. And if you do that, by osmosis you’re serving yourself because you’ll get the best out of yourself.”

- David Oyeolow

 
 

CONTACT

BRETTBEZAD@GMAIL.COM

630-915-5012

ABOUT

Brett Bezad is a Chicago-native actor with classical and contemporary training from acclaimed institutions such as South Coast Repertory, The Second City Chicago, and Circle in the Square Theatre School, working alongside professionals in the industry such as Alan Langdon, Ron Liebman, Kathleen Chalfant, and Dmitry Krymov. Brett holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Loyola Marymount University, a Masters in Communication Management from University of Southern California, and an MFA in Acting from The New School. Bringing innovative techniques to each character he portrays as a result of his intensive training in voice, movement, dialects, and script analysis, Brett has taken the stage in powerful leading roles such as Moritz Steifel in Spring's Awakening, Cloten in Cymbeline, and various world premiers. He is currently based in New York City, pursuing roles on stage and screen and further pursuing opportunities in Communication Management and Development.

 

 
 

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THEATER

NO BABY

Brandon

The New School/Peter J. Kuo

 

PROCEED TO THE HIGHLIGHTED ROUTE

Milo

The New School/India Marie Paul

 

SPRING'S AWAKENING

Moritz Steifel

The New School/Nicky Maggio

 

MUTT: LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE!

Billy/Mikey/Zach/Investigator

The New School/Peter J. Kuo

 

CYMBELINE

Posthumus/Cloten

The New School/Andres Lopez Alicea

 

TWELFTH NIGHT

Antonio

The New School/Alexandru Mihail

 

THE LOVE COURSE

Mike

The New School/India Marie Paul

 

THE MESSAGE

Various

ACTA Theater/Abigail Pierce

 

PLAYWRIGHTS FEST SCR

Various

South Coast Repertory/Karen Hensel

 

CATCH-22

Colonial Cathcart

Loyola Marymount/Jim Holmes

 

THE CRUCIBLE

Danforth

Loyola Marymount/Neno Pervan

 

KRAPP'S LAST TAPE

Krapp

Loyola Marymount/Chad Richman

 

WHAT WHERE

Bim

Loyola Marymount/Chad Richman

 

LO FINDIGO VERDADERO

Celio/Albino

Spain's Ministry of Culture/Kevin Wetmore

 

WORKING

Ralph Werner

DUPAC Performing Arts Center/Krista Hansen

 

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

The Mad Hatter

Open Door Repertory/Gigi Hudson

 

OHIO IMPROMPTU

Reader

DUPAC Performing Arts Center/Deanna Foley

 

THAT TIME

Listener

DUPAC Performing Arts Center/Kim Van Tuyl

 

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FILM/TV

WHITE PARTY

Lead

The New School/ Peter J. Kuo

 

THE FRIENDS I LIKE

Supporting

Loyola Marymount/Jacob Barth

 

INDISCRETIONS

Lead

Loyola Marymount/Shane Gustafson

 

DOSHA

Lead

Independent/Dylan Marko Bell

 

C/O KEELI (WEB SERIES)

Supporting

Independent/Gigi Hessamian

 

 

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Training

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DRAMA, MFA IN ACTING

Acting: Ron Leibman, Kathleen Chalfont, Peter Jay Fernandez, Cotter Smith, David Chambers, Dmitry Krymov, Karen Ludwig, Stephen Brown-Fried, Scott Whitehurst, Kathryn Rossetter

Voice and Speech: Alba Quezada (Linklater), Susan Cameron (NAS), Patricia Fletcher (Dialects)

Movement: Teva Bjerken, Cynthia Reynolds (Alexander), Shannon Stowe, Shelly Wyant (Mask), Thomas Schall (Stage Combat), Erica Fae (Grotowski), Jean Taylor (Clown)

LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, BA IN THEATER ARTS

Beth Henley, Graham Beckel, Ron Marasco, Neno Pervan, Jim Holmes

CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE SCHOOL

Alan Langdon, Jacqueline Jacobus, Ken Schatz, Sybil Lines, Kimberly Vaughn

SOUTH COAST REPERTORY, ACTING INTENSIVE

Karen Hensel, Hal Landon Jr., Joanne DeNaut CSA, Jill Newton CSA, Hisa Takakuwa

THE SECOND CITY, CHICAGO & THE SECOND CITY, HOLLYWOOD

Kate Duffy and Hilary Bauman

SCENE STUDY AND PRIVATE COACHING

John Rosenfield, Audrey Francis, Matthew Arkin