A 2003 Messiah graduate with a BA in Theatre and acting concentration, Brian is an actor, singer, puppeteer and puppet builder currently residing in New York City. Brian is proud to be a part of the original off-Broadway cast of “John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean” as the Puppet Wrangler and Swing. Brian has spent many years with the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Theatre, performing and educating at the Central Park, Bronx, Queens and Prospect Park Zoos. Working for Disney’s Entertainment team at it previous World of Disney: N.Y.C. on Fifth Avenue provided the opportunity to sing, improvise with guests and meet some real “characters.” With the Juilliard Choral Union, Brian performed with the New York Pops under the direction of Skitch Henderson at Carnegie Hall, They Might Be Giants at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the N.Y.C. Ballet in their Chichester Psalms and in Wall to Wall Sondheim at Symphony Space. Brian made his off-off-Broadway premiere in Concrete Temple Theatre’s Bird Machine as a puppeteer in the spring of 2009 and in 2010. During his time at Messiah he particularly enjoyed portraying Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in Anything Goes, Captain Lancey in Translations, Harpagon in The Miser and as Charles Romainville in the Barrymore nominated Ring Round the Moon at Temple University through Messiah’s Philadelphia Campus program. Brian has worked on many film, television and web projects. In addition to performing, Brian enjoys container gardening, photography, caring for our environment and posting his own puppet musings at Creatures Inspired.