Brianna Barnes is a recent graduate of The University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music (CCM) where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theater in the Spring of 2016. She grew up in Mansfield, OH where she played many leading roles in their local regional theaters, The Renaissance Theater, Mt. Vernon Arts Company, and The Mansfield Playhouse. She has performed the title roles in MARY POPPINS and Rodger's and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA. At CCM Brianna starred as leading ladies, Lizzie Curry (110 IN THE SHADE), Mrs. Lyons (BLOOD BROTHERS), and Nettie Fowler (CAROUSEL) of which she received dazzling reviews. She was nominated for Best Actress by The League of Cincinnati Theaters for her portrayal of Louise in GYPSY at The Covedale Center For The Performing Arts in 2014. Upon graduation, Brianna performed in MAMMA MIA for the summer of 2016 at Theatre Aspen under the direction of MARK MARTINO. In the Spring of 2017 she was featured in the new musical, SOME PEOPLE HEAR THUNDER at The Capital Repertory Theater. Following that, she performed in the Ensemble of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE and BRIGADOON at The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton, FL. Brianna also enjoys songwriting and composing original music. She wrote and directed her first original work, LET THERE BE LIGHT which will premiere in NYC this summer at The Hudson Guild Theater. Her songs, "Illuminate the Night" and "United" were chosen to be performed at The NYMF 2017 United We Stand Concert. She currently resides in New York City where she is signed with Michael Rodriguez at The Roster Agency and is pursuing her musical theater career.
Brianna understudied Fiona and performed in the ensemble of BRIGADOON at THE WICK THEATRE in Boca Raton, FL!
Brianna made her South Florida debut in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at THE WICK THEATRE in Boca Raton! (Pictured Above, Far Left)
Brianna's original songs, "Illuminate the Night'" and "United" from her musical, Let There Be Light, have been chosen to be performed at NYMF 2017 (New York Musical Festival) for the UNITED WE STAND Concert July 28 and 29, 2017 at Green Room 42 in YOTEL!