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Ensemble Member Brittany Burch
Co-Artistic Director

Brittany Burch became an ensemble member with The Gift in 2011 after moving to Chicago in 2010 to study with the School at Steppenwolf. It was there she met Michael Patrick Thornton and Sheldon Patinkin who subsequently cast her in her first Chicago production The Lonesome West. From there she went on to perform with The Gift in numerous TENs, the extended run of Northwest Highway, Absolute Hell, Oh The Humanity, Thinner Than Water, Othello, Royal Society of Antarctica, Good For Otto, Richard III, Unseen, and Pilgrims.

Other Chicago credits include Carmilla and The Shadow Over Innsmouth with Wildclaw Theatre; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Hamlet with Lakeside Shakespeare; the New Stages production of Ask Aunt Susan with The Goodman; Reverb with Redtwist; The Birthday Party (U/S), Annie Bosh is Missing, and the world premiere of The Minutes by Tracy Letts at Steppenwolf.

Regionally, Brittany has worked with Portland Center Stage, Artists Repertory Theatre, Profile Theatre in Portland, Oregon; Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, Alaska; Chautauqua Theatre Company in upper state New York; and The New Theatre in Kansas City.

She has a BA from Willamette University and has also studied with the British American Drama Academy in London, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, as well as the aforementioned School at Steppenwolf.

Her film/television credits include Chicago P.D. and the short films Jeri’s Grill, Tour Manager, and Grow Old With Me.

Brittany is proudly married to the amazing and talented Sherman Edwards and is looking forward to her upcoming role beginning March 2021 as a mom.