Bird in the Wings welcomes actor Neil Brookshire to season 3 of the pod. Neil is a Door County based actor, visual artist, and filmmaker. In this episode of the pod, Kelli and Neil discuss how he began acting, and his journey as an artist up to now with the newly produced solo theatre piece, Bent Compass, which Neil co-wrote and stars in.
Bent Compass is a solo performance co-written by Neil Brookshire and Colin Sesek. It is based on true stories and interview transcripts of Colin’s real-life experiences as an army medic in Iraq. This pre-recorded performance of Bent Compassis a collaboration with Dirt Hills Productions and the Weidner Center, it is directed by Phil Darius Wallace and performed by Neil Brookshire.
An Encore Performance of Bent Compass will premiere on Monday, March 1 at 7:00 PM on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel
The performance will remain available for viewing until Thursday, March 4 at 12 midnight.
(Please Note: This performance contains graphic language and depictions of violence, viewer discretion is advised.)
This project is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the Sate of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Neil Brookshire, Actor, Co-Writer, Bent Compass
About Our Guest:
Neil Brookshire is an actor, visual artist and filmmaker. He is the founder of Dirt Hills Productions, which produces short films and audio theater. Neil has a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Boise State and an MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University.
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