Brian Kurlander in an American actor, and writer and has appeared in numerous feature films, television dramas, comedies and soaps. Over the past two decades Brian has worked with regional theatres across the United States including the Denver Center Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Utah Shakespeare Festival to name a few.
While living in Los Angeles, Brian performed at Garry Marshal’s Falcon Theatre, The Hudson Guild, 24th Street Playhouse and Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum. In New York, he’s performed with The New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, The Pearl Theatre, and The Director’s Company. Now based in Atlanta, Brian has worked with notable local theatres such as Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare, Horizon Theatre, Actor’s Express, Synchronicity, Theatre Emory, The Lyric and Theatrical Outfit where he is an associate artist.
In 2011, Brian co-founded Nancy Creek Productions, with fellow actor and writing partner Lane Carlock. Together they have collaborated on numerous productions and development projects. In 2014 their play Moxie was awarded the first ever Rieser Artist Theatre Lab Grant. That same year Moxie won the Inverness Prize for Playwriting. Moxie premiered in Atlanta, Georgia at Theatrical Outfit in January of 2016.
Brian is a graduate of James Madison University where he distinguished himself as the university’s first NCAA Division I All-American in the sport of wrestling. During that time Brian also earned a spot on the U.S.A World Greco-Roman Wrestling team and was ranked among the top 10 wrestlers in the World. Brian received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Delaware Professional Theatre Training Program.
Brian is a member of Actors Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.