Brennan Murphy
Actor / Director / Teacher

Brennan Murphy teaches acting and voice at Freehold Studio/Theatre Lab in Seattle Washington and works with private clients on voice/speech/presentation skills through his company Vox Box Inc. Previously he had a twenty-year career as a professional actor in New York City and at regional theatres around the United States, performing in over 100 professional productions: stage productions, commercials, numerous workshops of new plays, and several experimental venues. On Broadway he was a featured actor in Angela Lansbury's revival of Mame, the critically-acclaimed Hal Prince/NYC Opera production of Candide, as well as Take Me Along, the musical version of Eugene O'Neill's classic, Ah, Wilderness! He is a founding member of two of New York City's experimental theatre companies: Cucaracha Theatre and the Gertrude Stein Repertory Theatre. Previous to his professional acting career, Brennan was a professional dancer performing as a soloist with New York's Joffrey II Dancers and the New York City Opera Ballet. He has danced ballets choreographed by George Balanchine, Anthony Tudor, and several other great 20th Century choreographers. As an educator, he has taught acting, voice, and movement at New York City's Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, California State University-Sacramento (Head of Acting), Illinois State University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, SUNY at Buffalo State College, and at several of London's leading drama schools: Central School of Speech and Drama, Rose Bruford College, and Middlesex University. Brennan has taught master classes at universities around the United States and was a guest lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth.

MFA Yale School of Drama; Graduate Diploma with Honors, Central School of Speech and Drama