Brett Duggan is a passionate practitioner and teacher of the art of acting and comedy. He brings to set and to his students over 25 years of experience, including acting in network television and television pilots, writing for, directing and performing with professional comedy troupes, working as a touring stand-up comic in clubs and colleges nationwide, and acting in every style of theatre from Shakespeare to Mamet to Musical Theatre.
Mr. Duggan has taught acting, comedy, improv and stand-up comedy courses at the University of California at Davis and The Relativity School in Downtown LA. He has BFA and MFA in Acting as well as training from Second City and Bay Area Theatre Sports. He wrote, directed and performed in an original rock musical comedy called the TheUntold Story of Indie Rock, a Saturday night premium show at Second City Hollywood that was extended twice. Brett has written and produced a sitcom pilot, The Fireturtles: an Indie Rockumentary, based on the live show. This Spring, Brett plays the dramatic lead in a new TV pilot.
His comedy band, The Fireturtles, performs the first Saturday of every month at Open Space Theatre on Fairfax.