Eddie Brown

Acting, Dialects, Shakespeare, Speech

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Eddie Brown attended New World School of the Arts and graduated in 1998 as a Young Arts Awardee in Theater. Eddie continued his studies at The Theater School - DePaul University. After graduating in 2002, Eddie was seen in Bombitty of Errors and Julius Caesar (Chicago Shakespeare Theater) and the Kiwi Black (Victory Gardens). In 2003, Eddie was invited to the Sundance Theater Lab, where he had the honor of work shopping Passing Strange by STEW and After the War by Philip Kotanda. In 2006, Eddie was accepted into the Yale School of Drama where he earned his MFA in 2009. While at Yale, Eddie’s most notable performances were Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, George Walker in Dancing in the Dark, Shua/Ooshoosi/The Law/Terrell in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Marcus, and Uriah in Man is Man. In 2013, he was invited again to the Sundance Theater Lab to workshop Colman Domingo’s Wild With Happy, and Mrisho Mpoto’s Africa Kills Her Sun. His theater credits include The Brother Size (Seattle Repertory Theater), The Total Bent (The Public Theater), Bloodazzler (Harlem Stage), and FLY (Cincinnati Playhouse and St. Louis Repertory Theater). On television he has appeared on Rescue Me, NYC 22, and Ironside; film credits include Home: ___ and The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete.

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