As a member of the Actor's Equity Association (AEA) and the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), Brenda Barrie's work can be seen and heard in theatre, film, commercials, industrials and video games.

The Chicago Tribune honored Brenda as one of Chicago's Rising Stars and Time Out Chicago penned her an Essential Chicagoan.

Brenda is passionate about bringing people together to celebrate the strength and vulnerability of the human spirit. Whether uniting the spirit of community through amazing feats of storytelling as a Company Member with The House Theatre of Chicago, shedding light on mental illness with Erasing the Distance, or engaging audiences in her capacity as crew with Blue Man Group, she is grateful for the conversation that opens through art.

Elizabeth Rex
Brenda last appeared on stage in the world premiere of SIX CORNERS with American Blues Theater. Written by Keith Huff (Broadway’s A Steady Rain) and directed by Gary Griffin (Broadway’s The Color Purple). 
Elizabeth Rex As a Company Member with The House Theatre of Chicago, Brenda will reprise her role in UNITED FLIGHT 232 at the Adrienne Arsht Center in 2019. Awarded Best Ensemble and Best Production at the 48th Annual Equity Jeff Awards, UF232 was adapted and directed by Vanessa Stalling, based on the book by Laurence Gonzalez. View Archived Press
Elizabeth Rex
Brenda performs and devises new work as a Company Member with Erasing the Distance (ETD), whose aim is to shed light on issues of mental health through theatre. ETD gathers true stories from people impacted by mental health issues and shapes them into pieces for the stage.

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