"his work and dedication to his craft continue to be an inspiration to me."

james kuhl - Artistic director, tipping point theatre


Brian P. Sage is an Assistant Professor of Theatre and chair of the Department of Theatre Arts at Ohio Northern University. He is a graduate of Wayne State University where he earned his MFA in Acting while performing as a member of the Hilberry Repertory Theatre Company. He earned his BA in Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University. Brian had the honor of studying with the Moscow Art Theatre School as a part of Wayne State’s study abroad program. He is a certified teacher of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique through the Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium.

Brian’s seventy plus professional acting credits run the gamut from the classics to contemporary musical theatre. He’s worked for a variety of companies throughout Michigan and Illinois including Tipping Point Theatre, Performance Network Theatre, The Jewish Ensemble Theatre, The Encore Musical Theatre, The Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire, First Folio Shakespeare, Theatre Building Chicago, and Tibbits Opera House. He received a Wilde Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at the historic Tibbits Opera House playing all nine members of the D'Ysquith family. 

Brian has directed a wide range of projects that include classic plays, contemporary musical theatre, and new works.