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 As a Company Member with The House Theatre of Chicago, Brenda recently performed on stage in UNITED FLIGHT 232. Adapted and directed by Vanessa Stalling, UNITED FLIGHT 232 is based on the critically acclaimed book by Laurence Gonzales.
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Brenda recently performed in Goodman Theatre's workshop production of MOTHER ROAD, written by Octavio Solis and directed by Juliette Carrillo, as part of the Goodman Theatre's New Stages Festival.
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The 47th Annual Equity Jeff Awards honored Route 66 Theatre Company's production of THE DOWNPOUR, written by Caitlin Parrish and directed by Erica Weiss, with multiple Jeff Award nominations including Brenda Barrie for Principal Actress.
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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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