Brendon Fox

  • Associate Professor of Theatre

brendon fox

Photo Courtesy of Heather Perry Weafer



Office Hours

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B.S., Performance Studies, Northwestern University, 1993

M.F.A., Directing, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009.


Adaptation of literature

Creative Collaboration

Restoration Comedy


Teaching Areas:

Acting: Shakespeare, Naturalism, Heightened Language, Special Topics: Shaw, Wilde, and Stoppard

Advanced Directing

Junior Seminar

Adaptation of Non-Dramatic Literature for the Stage

Drama, Stage, and Society I & II

Dystopia on Page, Stage and Film

Empathy and Agency in Dystopia

Special Topics: Professional Seminar

Special Topics: Restoration Comedy

Special Topics: Collaboration

Professional Experience

Member, Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers

Selected Professional Directing:

A Christmas Carol, Delaware Theatre Company, 2019

Or, Washington College, 2019

Love's Labour's Lost, Prague Shakespeare Company, 2019

Long Day's Journey into Night, American Stage, 2019

Love’s Labour’s Lost, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, June 2018

Baskerville, Long Wharf Theatre, February 2018

Major Barbara, Washington College, October 2017

Relatively Speaking, Dog Days Theatre, FL July 2017

Baskerville, Cleveland Playhouse and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, OH January 2017

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde, Washington College April 2016

The Pitmen Painters, American Stage, FL July 2016

Alabama Story, Peninsula Players, WI August 2016

Peter and the Starcatcher, Playmakers Repertory Theatre, NC November 2015

Fallen Angels, Theatre at Monmouth, ME July 2015

Reborning, Urbanite Theatre, FL June 2015

Two Gentlemen of Verona, Houston Shakespeare Festival, TX July 2014

Other directing experience found at


Brendon Fox is an Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance at Washington College. Prior to that he was the 2nd Year Acting Professor at FSU / Asolo Conservatory in Sarasota, Florida. In addition to teaching, Brendon is a director and producer who has worked around the country at a number of prominent regional theatres, universities and training programs. He has taught and directed students at The Juilliard School, The University of Virginia, The University of Evansville, University of Northern Colorado, University of North Carolina, the Old Globe / USD Professional Actor Training Program, and the Academy of Classical Acting. He is a former Associate Producer for L.A. Theatre Works, directing many acclaimed radio plays for NPR and numerous national tours. He has worked as Associate Director at the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Regional directing credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher, Angels in America (Parts One and Two), Opus, Playmakers Repertory Theatre; Opus, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Portland Center Stage, L.A. Theatre Works; Shipwrecked!, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Two Gentlemen of Verona, Houston Shakespeare Festival; Reborning, Urbanite Theatre; The Learned Ladies, Texas Shakespeare Festival; Much Ado About Nothing, Old Globe Theatre; As You Like It, Weston Theatre Company.  He has workshopped new plays at New Harmony Project and the Asolo Unplugged Series. He holds a BS in Performance Studies at Northwestern University and an MFA in Directing at UCLA. Reviews, pictures, and a more extensive bio can be found at