Brian Hostenske

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Originally from Texas, Brian fell in love with acting when he did his first play in 5th grade. Since receiving a BFA and MFA in Acting, Brian has been a working actor in LA. His first job out of school was the world premiere of the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Center Theatre Group. Credits include; Berkley Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre DC, South Coast Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and Artists at Play (Los Angeles Ovation and GLAAD Media Award Nominations). He has worked with the Tony Award-winning theatre company Theatre de la Juene Lune. Brian has also appeared in HBO's Room 104, as well as several commercials, independent films, and popular webisodes.

His extensive teaching experience includes University of California, San Diego, working with youth in south central LA with the East LA Classic Theatre, summer acting labs at the La Jolla Playhouse. At Studio School, Brian teaches Shakespeare and Classical Acting,  Acting for Theatre, Scene Study, and Oral Communications. He is also Senior Admissions Associate.  

Master of Fine Arts, Acting, University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theatre Performance, University of Evansville

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