WHO IS BRAD ???
Brad Foster Reinking is an award winning actor, director, choreographer and theatre educator. His work has been on some of the finest regional stages and concert venues in the country, and has been singled out as “magnetic”, “captivating”, and “electrifying”. Brad has spent the better part of a decade creating a unique and eclectic career that has seamlessly merged from onstage to the director’s chair to the classroom. Never one to be boxed in, Brad likes to call himself a Theatre Maker.
Brad studied acting at Idyllwild Arts Academy and attended two summer intensives at the prestigious Broadway Theatre Project before graduating with a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. While there, he fully immersed himself in the Boston theatre scene, appearing in workshops, readings and professional productions all before graduating.
Since graduation, Brad has been fortunate to perform, direct and choreograph at theatres all over the country, including North Shore Music Theatre, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, The Hanover Theatre, Lyric Stage Company, Wagon Wheel Theatre, Wheelock Family Theatre, Theater UnCorked, Ocean State Theatre Company, Reagle Music Theatre and many others. His performance as Frank ‘N’ Furter in The Rocky Horror Show at Wagon Wheel Theatre landed him the Indiana Harlan Award for Best Leading Actor.
As a theatre educator, Brad has proudly served on the education staff of North Shore Music Theatre, VIP Theatricals, and Riverside Theatre Works. His belief that no one is too young to be treated like a professional has made him an in-demand teacher, and his encyclopedic knowledge of college musical theatre programs has led him to teach his workshop “16 Bars or Bust!” to high school juniors and seniors all over the country. Brad is a passionate advocate for Theatre for Young Audiences and Family Theatre.
Brad splits his time between Los Angeles, CA and Boston, MA. He is the proud partner to Andrew Sullivan and proud dog daddy to a beautiful 2 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Belle.