Eastern Michigan University
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Brian Sage

Part-Time Lecturer

Brian Sage 303 King

734-487-2694

bsage@emich.edu

Degrees

  • MFA - Acting, Wayne State University, 2010
  • BA - Theatre Performance, Western Michigan University, 1999

Professional Associations/Memberships

Representative Courses Taught

  • CTAR 150 - Introduction to Theatre
  • CTAR 158 - Fundamentals of Acting

Advising

Biography

Brian Sage is a recent graduate of Wayne State University where he earned his MFA in acting while performing as a member of the Hilberry Repertory Theatre Company. Brian also had the honor of studying with the Moscow Art Theatre School as a part of Wayne State’s study abroad program. Brian’s 60-plus professional acting credits run the gamut from the classics to contemporary musical theatre. Some favorite roles include Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Harry Brock in Born Yesterday, Joe Keller in All My Sons, Dr. Dorn in The Seagull, Claudius in Hamlet, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls. He’s worked for a variety of companies throughout Michigan and Illinois including The Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire (Chicago, IL), First Folio Shakespeare (Chicago, IL), Theatre Building Chicago (Chicago, IL), and Tibbits Opera House (Coldwater, MI). Most recently he’s spent the past two seasons working as an actor with the Tipping Point Theatre in Northville, MI. Brian served as the producing artistic director of the Whole Art Theatre in Kalamazoo, MI for three seasons and has directed a number of professional productions including Closer, South Pacific, Falsettos, Bat Boy: The Musical, and Oliver to name a few. He was invited back to Western Michigan University in 2002 to direct a production of David Ives All in the Timing for the University Theatre.

The Department of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344