Brian Eckert (he/him)

Director

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 directed and produced the Austrian play Jackie by Elfriede Jelinek and Lucas Hnath’s play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. His work has 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. brianeckertdirector.com

Brian is also the Artistic Director of This Is A Front, a new LA-based theatre company staging connections through theatre and social moments. We envision a vibrant creative community that reshapes how we understand our role in each other’s lives. IG: @thisisafront.theatre