Dipl. Arts (Anthropology/Archaeology) Okanagan College, Kelowna, BC
B.A. (Fine and Performing Arts - Theatre) Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC
B.A. (Psychology) from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC
M.F.A. (Performance) and Post Graduate Diploma in Voice
Teaching, York University
Faculty: @ Studio 58, Langara College; Vancouver, BC
Faculty @ Vancouver Institute of Media Arts; Vancouver, BC
VASTA (Voice and Speech Teacher's Association)
Brad Gibson is a voice, speech and movement teacher in Vancouver, BC.
He currently teaches Movement and Voice at Studio 58 - Langara College and Voice at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. He is part of the core faculty for Canada’s National Voice Intensive. Brad taught and coached Voice and Speech throughout S.E. Asia, while he was based for three years in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and works as a professional Voice and Dialect coach for theatre, film and TV in Vancouver. Recent projects have included: NBC's “Virtuality”, CBC's “Keep Your Head Up Kid - The Don Cherry Story” and"The Wrath of Grapes - The Don Cherry Story Part 2", Barbie: A Ponies Tale (for Mattell), Proof (for TNT), Supernatural: Bloodlines (for CS), Godzilla (for Legendary Productions) and Warcraft (also for Legendary productions).
Brad was Co-Artstic Director of Eureka Theatre Company in Barkerville, BC for 11 seasons and works with many Vancouver theatre companies such as the Arts Club, the Kay Meeke Centre, the Gateway and Theatre@UBC among others. As a member of VASTA (The Voice and Speech Trainers Association) Brad is currently the Bibliographer for VASTA's research website.
Current research and pedagogical interests include recent research in neurobiology and application to actor's process and structure in studio training. Brad has also been developing an embodied voice and movement practice modelled on Taoist practices, I Ching principles, neurobiological research, body systems, and qigong.