brandon j. simmons

Stage actor and playwright Brandon J. Simmons

I haven't been to very many theater productions, but what I've been to, I've loved. And every play I've been to in Seattle has had Brandon J. Simmons in it.

So one day, I emailed Brandon—an actor, writer, and director—out of the blue and asked if I could shoot him. He kindly said yes, and was a pleasure to work with. My favorite part of the shoot: Brandon kept doing interesting things with his posture. When I commented on it, he called it "bacting" — acting with the back.

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