Department of Theatre and Dance
Brad Myers is a Professor of Theatre at California State University, Fresno where he teaches acting, voice, as well as directs annually for the University Theatre. He received his B.A. (Communication) from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and his M.F.A. (Acting & Directing) from the University of Arizona. Prior to his appointment at CSU, Fresno, Professor Myers was as an Instructor at the University of Arizona, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama where he taught in the B.F.A. and M.F.A. programs.
Recent University Theatre productions directed by Professor Myers include URINETOWN, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, THE DIVINERS, RHINOCEROS, INTO THE WOODS, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, GODSPELL, and TWELFTH NIGHT. Other favorite University Theatre productions include STAND UP TRAGEDY, THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE MASTER RACE and BUTLEY. Professor Myers’ production of INDULGENCES IN THE LOUISVILLE HAREM was one of six university productions selected from the nation to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. as part of the American College Theatre Festival. He has also recently directed RECKLESS and CANYON SUITE at Fresno City College.
Professor Myers is a member of Actors Equity and most recently performed in RICHARD III with the California Shakespeare Theatre. Other performance credits include seven seasons with Shakespeare Santa Cruz, two seasons with the Utah Shakespearean Festival, three seasons with Florida’s Seaside Music Theatre, and single seasons with the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, the Berkeley Shakespeare Festival and New York’s Capitol Theatre.
Professor Myers has served on the national committee of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and served as KCACTF Region VIII chair for three years. He continues to serve on the KCACTF Region VIII Governing Board. KCACTF has also awarded Professor Myers the Kennedy Center Medallion, and its Excellence in Education Award. He is also a past member of the Governing Board of the California Educational Theatre Association. The California State University, Fresno College of Arts & Humanities has also honored Professor Myers for his outstanding professional development.