Brian Taylor

is a local actor who has experience in both theatre and film. Most recently, Brian portrayed "Happy Loman" in Arthur Miller "Death of a Salesman", and "Eugene" in Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs". His film work includes independent films such as "Commencement" produced by Samsung Films and "Heidelberg" where heplays an abandoned teenager, who uses his particular skill set for painting to reenergize the city of Detroit. Brian is currently working on an independent series, "One Star Car Rental" in which he plays himself and is placed in numerous situations with a cast of colorful

characters.

 

Brian has enlisted himself under the tutelage of professional acting coaches beginning with his years with the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit. His coursework at Eastern Michigan University led him to be trained by acting coach, Piruz Alghassa in the fundamentals of acting as well as improvisation and role play. From there Brian trained with Loretta Grimes at the Red Bud Acting Studio in Ann Arbor under the Sanford Meisner technique of acting. This approach allows actors to emotionally prepare before a scene and be totally in the moment and aware of their emotions. Brian most recently trained with film and television actress Tasha Smith at the highly acclaimed Tasha Smith Acting Workshop. Brian received one on one coaching with Tasha while being trained under the Ivanna Chubbuck 12 Step Acting Technique. Thus very specific technique allows actors to breakdown every piece of a

character and analyze each action as a progressive piece towards the overall objective.

Currently Brian is in the process of honing in on his craft and working diligently to perfect it.

 

His interests include reading, writing scripts, watching movies, and listening to all music. Brian is skilled in certain dialects as well. His dialectical areas of speech include southern, east coast and he is working on mastering British. "The best thing in life would be being able to thank my mother for everything that she has helped me to accomplish as I stand on stage after receiving the Academy Award for Best Actor".