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With utter fearlessness, the cast of Bar Dykes engages the senses with near-perfect timing, emotion, and vulnerability... Brilliantly acted by Brooke M. Haney... the cast shines in a true ensemble performance - Advocate

Bio

 

Brooke is a New York based theatre artist who has worked regionally in Seattle, Boston, Orlando, and Kentucky. They have a passion for classical text and new play development. They graduated from the University of Central Florida with their MFA in Performance. They studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Brooke is Artistic Producer and Director of the Apprentice Company for Daughters of Troy and an Adjunct Professor of Acting at Marymount Manhattan College. AEA, SAG/AFTRA.



Current Projects

Only Make Believe

Since 1999, OMB has been performing for children in hospitals across New York City and Washington DC. Our mission is very simple, to give joy and inspiration to as many sick children as we can. Our unique way of doing this is to bring professional actors into hospital wards to entertain the children with specially created plays designed for their needs and to encourage their participation. Brooke joined the acting company of OMB in 2018. Check out their new initiative during COVID-19 Online Make Believe!

The Emperor's New(er) Clothes

by John Mabey

directed by Brooke M. Haney

at Marymount Manhattan College

Dec 11-13

The Emperor has no clothes, at least nothing that connects with their identity. A modern twist on a classic tale about responsibility to self and others, acceptance, and love in its many forms. Contains an element of audience interaction on Zoom. Email for tickets. 

Recent Projects 

 

A Really Good Plan

March 5, 2020

No Pants Theatre - on Zoom

Brooke participated in No Pants Theatre's first online theater festival by playing Ellie in this brand new play by Frank Garland. ​It’s a crazy world right now. But Ellie has a plan to make a lot of money. A really good plan. All she has to do is convince her brother Clive.

Unconventionally Intimate

Written and Performed by Alexandra LaPlante. 

Directed by Brooke M. Haney

Currently Running.

The Return of the Huxtables

Directed by Ben Abel-Bey

Watch Episode

The cast completely commits to the tone and cadence of the text, honoring the characters’ individual truths with sparkling emotional depth. ...It’s a joy I don’t want to ever end.

- Arts Forum, Jess Barbagallo on Bar Dykes.

Haney plays Dee Dee artfully as a high-strung, naive dreamer. - The Boston Globe
This play is an actor's dream, a director's challenge and an audience's delight. ...two actresses -- Susan Bigger (Alberta) and Brooke M. Haney (Dee Dee) are perfect. - The Edge Boston 

“Ms. Haney brings physical strength and emotional vulnerability to this challenging role.” - New York Theatre Review

“Kiss Me Or Cut Off My Head is a sensitive portrayal of the physical, emotional, and often economic trauma of sexual violence.” - New York Theatre Review

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