Performance, Musical Direction & Composition, Teaching Artistry, and Custom Workshops
Acting - (Resume here)
Range in Spades
Bryan's fearlessness as an actor has allowed him to portray everything from fish to fowl, mothers to monsters, and vixens to vampires!
Teaching - (Resume here)
Achieving Higher Levels of Consciousness
Bryan's transformative workshops lift students and practitioners to a higher level of awareness and creative control, with a highly individualized approach for many audiences. Bryan creates innovative, collaborative, and highly memorable pieces of theater that combine elements of acting, singing, music, movement, and design with more personal objectives of improved self-esteem, conﬁdence, and artistic expansion for all involved.
Musical Direction & Composition - (Resume here)
Precise advise and expertise
Bryan's years of experience leading musicals of all shapes and sizes will be an incredible asset in your next production. Composition credits include the scores and/or songs to Macbeth, Mystere Buffo, The Ghastly Dreadfuls, Murder in the Cathedral, Frida Khalo, Hale Woodruff, The Body Detective, and What’s Eating Katie? (a musical about eating disorders aimed at both high school and college students.)
Samples available upon request.
Bryan Mercer is an accomplished teaching artist based in the Southeastern USA. He brings to his workshops over 40 years experience in performing, directing, musical direction, composition, accompanying, designing, coaching, teaching, puppetry, and various forms of sonic healing. His artistic and educational work has been an integral part of several institutions, including Alliance Theatre Education, 7 Stages, Theatre Emory, the Hippodrome Theatre, the Center for Puppetry Arts, Kennesaw State University, The University of Kansas, the High Museum of Art, Synchronicity Theatre, and The Object Group. In addition to a long professional stage career, Bryan has appeared in several feature films.Bryan has performed with the likes of: Ru Paul, acted with Neil Patrick Harris, Faye Dunaway, Richard Widmark, Sir Peter Ustinov, sang with Grace Jones and DIVINE, partied with Eartha Kitt and performed for President Jimmy Carter, to name a few. He is now in the process of bringing his life story QUICKSAND to the silver screen.
Listen to an interview with Bryan about his life here with WUFT.
Bryan on stage, in rehearsal, and in the classroom:
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