Brian MacDonald holds a BFA and MFA in theatre and is a member of Actors' Equity Association who has worked as an actor, director, and teacher in both New York and the DMV area since 2009. As a classical actor, Brian has performed in numerous productions from regional theaters to Broadway, working alongside preeminent artists such as Al Pacino, David Harbour, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse L. Martin, Lily Rabe, Stacy Keach, Michael Kahn, Robert Falls, and Daniel Sullivan.
As an educator, Brian has worked as the Theatre Program Director for Hood College and as a lecturer and advisor with the Catholic University of America. He also worked as the Director of Performing Arts at Friends Meeting School, teaching theatre and music classes and directing productions for grades K-12. Brian is currently the drama director at Blue Ridge School, directing and producing productions for high school students.
Most recently, Brian produced and directed a one-hour, immersive production of Shakespeare's Timon of Athens for five actors, performed over two floors as part of the Frederick Shakespeare Festival.
Brian is available for coaching and offers negotiable rates. Please email for details or to make an appointment.