Brian Eckert (he/him)


Brian Eckert is a director and adapter of plays and musicals invested in understanding systems, how and why we relate to each other. Most recently in Los Angeles, he produced and directed a play dissecting another American icon in Lucas Hnath’s “A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney” at the Zephyr Theater. His work has additionally been shown at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York and Two River Theater. Brian is a frequent associate to director Sarna Lapine and others, including the legendary Graciela Daniele and Ruben Santiago-Hudson. He has worked Off-Broadway and regionally at Ars Nova, Atlantic Theater Company, Classic Stage Company, New York City Center, and Pasadena Playhouse. BFA: NYU.