About Me

Brandt Maina is a multi-hyphenate artist from Nairobi, Kenya. He graduated with a BFA in Acting and Vocal Performance from Taylor University in May 2020. Currently, he is writing a tv pilot for a series on his experience of the post-modern American dream, and experimental Greco-African musical called Dionysian Rites. He is also producing music and working on an NFT art project about an ancient prophecy of the Agikuyu people. Contact for details and collaboration. 

Height: 5'9"

Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes: Dark Brown

Baritone: E2-G4

Location: Indianapolis, IN

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Taylor University Theatre

A Wrinkle in Time - Charles Wallace

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, 2020

Death Before Decaf!!

A dramatic retelling of heavily caffeinated events - Store Manager

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, 2020


Enemy of the People - Morten Kiil

Directed by Tracy Manning, 2020


Much Ado About Nothing - Claudio

Directed by Joe Ricke, 2019


Metamorphoses - Phaeton and Others

Directed by Tracy Manning, 2019


Why We Must Die So Young - Willi Graf

Directed by Tracy Manning, 2019


Clybourne Park- Albert/Kevin

Directed by Tracy Manning, 2017


Brilliant Traces - Henry Harry

Directed by Susanna Quinn, 2018


Cyrano de Bergerac - Vicomte de Valvert

Directed by Terrence Volden, 2018


Eurydice - Orpheus

Directed by Jenna VanWeelden, 2017

Antigone - Haemon

Directed by Joe Ricke, 2016










Musical Theatre & Opera

Taylor University Theatre

Into the Woods - Cinderella's Prince/Wolf

Directed by Tracy Manning, 2018


PIrates of Penzance - Pirate King

Directed by Conor Angell, 2018


Mary Poppins - Sweep 1/Ensemble

Directed by Tracy Manning, 2018


Gianni Schicchi - Betto di Signa

Directed by Conor Angell, 2017











Jon Meharg Films

Burning All My Clothes and Me - Aiden (Lead Actor)

Short Film, 2019










Jake Vriezelaar Films

Coincidence - Pizza Guy (Lead Actor)

Short Film, 2019

West Reade Ave - Jordan (Lead Actor)

Short Film, 2018










Memberships and Awards

KCACTF Region 3 MTI Vocal and Dance Finalist - 2020

KCACTF Region 3 MTI Dance Finalist - 2019


NATS Student Audition Indiana, Musical Thr. 3rd Place Winner - 2019


NATS Student Audition Indiana, Classical 1st Place Winner - 2016

Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nominee - 2018

Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honor Society - Inducted 2018