Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Theatre Studies
Contact and Office Hours:
Building/Office: Porter Center, Room 127
Office Hours: Appointment Preferred
M.F.A. in Dramatic Art, Professional Actor Training Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.F.A. in Theatre, Midwestern State University
Brandon Smith is an Assistant Professor and the Coordinator of Theatre Studies at Brevard College. From 2008-2012 Mr. Smith taught and directed at Midwestern State University, and he holds an M.F.A. in Dramatic Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Mr. Smith has performed with such regional theaters as the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, the Dallas Shakespeare Theatre, Playmaker’s Repertory Theatre, and the Plano Repertory Theatre. He has also performed in numerous commercials and voice-overs in New York City and North Texas. In 2003, Mr. Smith did motion-capture and voice-over work on the video game “Unreal Tournament 2004”, which was named Multiplayer Game of the Year by E3, IGN, GameSpy, and Computer Gaming World. Selected directing credits include The Rivals, Romeo and Juliet, Lobby Hero, ...And the Rain Came to Mayfield (KCACTF Region VI Richard A. Weaver Award, 2010), and Bandersnatch (KCACTF Regional Finalist, and KCACTF National Distinguished Director 2012).
In 2012 Mr. Smith was invited to speak on cross-disciplinary undergraduate research between the arts and sciences at the national COPLAC (Consortium of Public Liberal Arts Colleges) conference. During Summer 2012, Smith was also awarded the Kennedy Center’s Distinguished New Work Award for writing the play Bandersnatch. In addition to his teaching duties Mr. Smith continues to write plays, research automata and mechanical theatre, and conduct workshops across the country. Brandon is a member of Actor’s Equity Association.