Brett joined the Ensemble in 2004. His past plays at AROT include The Malignant Ampersands, American Bottom, Traitor (Joseph Jefferson Award, New Adaptation), Weapons of Mass Impact, Pilgrim's Progress, The Opponent, Megacosm, The Meek, The Earl, 4 Murders, and Eric LaRue.
Film/TV productions include Eric LaRue (dir. Michael Shannon) with Big Indie Pictures, Brace Cove Productions and CaliWood Pictures; Night’s End (dir. Jennifer Reeder) with Shudder/AMC; the short film Convo with Breakwall Pictures; and the feature The Earl with Intermission Productions. Other past theatre productions include Verböten with House Theatre (Joseph Jefferson Nomination, New Work), To Catch a Fish with Timeline Theatre, Her America with The Greenhouse Theatre, Red Bud with Signal Ensemble, and Detective Partner Hero Villain with SkyPilot Theatre Company in L.A. & Strawdog Theatre Company.
Brett has been produced and/or commissioned by The Royal Court Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, A Red Orchid Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, House Theatre, TimeLine Theatre Company, Writers Theatre, Strawdog Theatre, and Northlight Theatre. A Sundance Institute Ucross Fellow, Brett is also a recipient of a Steinberg/ATCA New Play Citation (Verböten), the Marquee Award from Chicago Dramatists, the Ofner Prize for New Work, the Emerging Artist Award from The League of Chicago Theatres, and an After Dark Award for Outstanding Musical (Old Town). Several of his plays have been published through Broadway Play Publishing, Dramatic Publishing, and Nick Hern Publishing. Brett currently teaches writing for the screen and stage at Northwestern University.