Brett joined the Ensemble in 2004. A Red Orchid productions include Traitor, Pilgrim's Progress, The Opponent, Megacosm, The Meek, The Earl, 4 Murders, and Eric LaRue.
Other recent theatre productions include To Catch a Fish with Timeline Theatre (Chicago), Her America with The Greenhouse Theatre (Chicago), Red Bud with Signal Ensemble (Chicago), Detective Partner Hero Villain with SkyPilot Theatre Company (LA) and Strawdog Theatre Company (Chicago). Past theatre work includes productions with The Royal Court Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company in London; The Goodman Theatre, Writers Theatre, The House Theatre, The Inconvenience, The Side Project, TimeLine Theatre Company, and American Theatre Company in Chicago. His film productions include the short film, Convo with Breakwall Pictures and the feature The Earl with Intermission Productions. A Sundance Institute Ucross Fellow, Brett is also a recipient of the Marquee Award from Chicago Dramatists, the Ofner Prize for New Work, the Emerging Artist Award from The League of Chicago Theatres, an After Dark Award for Outstanding Musical (Old Town) and has developed plays with companies including The Atlantic Theatre Company and The New Group in New York and The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre and Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago. Brett is a resident-alum of Chicago Dramatists, a current member of TimeLine Theatre Company’s Writers Collective and an alumni member of the Center Theatre Group’s Playwrights’ Workshop in Los Angeles. He has been commissioned by numerous theaters and has had several of his plays published through Broadway Play Publishing, Dramatic Publishing and Nick Hern Publishing. Brett has taught writing at DePaul University, Second City Training Center and currently teaches writing for the screen and stage at Northwestern University.