Brian has worked in theatre, tv, opera and as a personal trainer, across 33 countries during the past 41 years. He exudes charm, confidence and versatility, both on stage and in front of the camera, making him an ideal contender for TV presenter positions, news anchor, talk-show host roles and theatre.
Already a well-known actor in his home country of Trinidad at the time, Brian attended ALRA, the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, in London, from 1987 to 1990. He first studied TV and Radio Broadcasting, and then went on to do a three-year acting course.
In the years that followed, Brian focused on opera and acting in theatre. This led to working on projects with world renowned theatre and opera directors, playwrights and composers. A big highlight for Brian, was portraying Vincent Van Gogh in O Starry Starry Night, a play by Nobel Laureate for Literature, Derek Walcott, in Walcott’s native St Lucia.
Brooklyn Academy of Music (NY, USA), The Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan), Queen Elisabeth Hall South Bank (London, UK), Alte Opera (Frankfurt, Germany), Admiralspalast (Berlin, Germany), Museumsquartier (Vienna, Austria), Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris, France), Opera National de Lorraine (Nancy, France), Shakespeare’s Globe (London, UK), Royal Albert Hall (London, UK), Royal Opera House/Covent Garden (London, UK), Grand Théâtre de Genève (Switzerland), Opéra National de Lyon (France), De Nederlandse Opera (Amsterdam, Holland), Opera North (Leeds, UK), West Yorkshire Playhouse (Leeds, UK), National Opera of Wellington (New-Zealand), Grand Opera House (Belfast, Northern Ireland), Sydney Opera House (Australia), Queen’s Hall (Trinidad), Stratford East Theatre Royal (London, UK), The Sadler's Wells (London, UK). Another big highlight was the role of Kwame in Jonathan Dove's opera Kwasi and Kwame, at the Het Muziektheater (Amsterdam, Holland).