Brian is the Forge Initiative Programme Leader and former Head of Acting, Directing and Musical Theatre Courses (Mountview).
Brian founded and ran South Africa's first non-racial theatre/arts venue, The Space, where he worked with playwrights such as Athol Fugard and Pieter-Dirk Uys. He then went on to teach at LAMDA, became Head of Acting, Directing and Musical Theatre Courses at Mountview and established the Contemporary Theatre Practice course at East 15 Acting School. He has conducted workshops throughout the UK including the Young Vic and National Theatre Studio.
Brian also founded Arts Threshold, which gave young drama school graduates experience in creating their own companies; acting, writing and directing their own plays. It was this concept that was the inspiration behind the Forge Initiative Programme.