Brian Hastert

Assistant Professor, BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commercials

Acting - BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercials

Brian is a New York City based actor and writer. Recent stage credits include Of Good Stock (Manhattan Theatre Club), A Future Perfect (SpeakEasy Stage, world premier), The Ragged Claws (Cherry Lane), Passion Play (Yale Rep), The Poor of New York, Fragile by David Greig (as part of Theatre Uncut), and Kurt Vonnegut’s Happy Birthday, Wanda June, as well short plays, readings, and workshops at New Dramatists, The Lark, EST, Dixon Place, Manhattan Theatre Club, Rattlestick, The Working Theatre, The Living Theatre, Terra Nova, and others. TV: “Allegiance", "Flesh and Bone", "The Good Wife". Radio: Twelve Years (BBC4). 

Brian is also a founding member of The TEAM, an award-winning theatre company which creates new, company-devised plays about the experiences and myths of living in America today. With The TEAM Brian has performed all over New York, and toured nationally and internationally. He created roles in Mission Drift (The National Theatre, London; Culturgest, Lisbon; Traverse, Edinburgh), Particularly in the Heartland (PS 122), and A Thousand Natural Shocks. Brian’s writing with The TEAM was also recently published an anthology, “Five Plays by The TEAM”, with Oberon Books. He received his BFA at NYU and MFA from the Yale School of Drama, where he was the recipient of the Jerome L. Greene Foundation Fellowship and the Oliver Thorndike Award in Acting. More at