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Brendan Powers


Brendan Powers is a professional Equity Actor who resides in Fort Myers. He performs frequently at Florida Repertory and other area community theater companies.

As a Florda Rep ensemble member, Powers has been a mainstay at Florida Rep. over the past nine seasons. Select Florida Rep credits over this timeframe include Outside Mullingar, How the Other Half Loves, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The House of Blue Leaves, The Mousetrap, The Cocktail Hour, A Christmas Story, The Unexpected Guest, Dividing the Estate, Around the World in 80 Days, The Fantasticks, Doubt, Opus, Boeing-Boeing, and The Glass Menagerie.

Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance for the Arts audiences are still talking about his performance as Torvald Helmer in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and in New Play Contest winner, Repossessed, in which he starred opposite his real-life wife, Rachel Burttram.

Among Powers’ other credits are the Tony Award-winning play, Art, and The Big Knife (both with Alec Baldwin), the Noel Coward revue, Oh, Coward! at Off-Broadway’s Irish Repertory Theatre, God of Carnage, August: Osage County, Our Town, Arsenic and Old Lace and numerous others.

Brendan’s TV work includes FBI Agent Rick Cranston on Graceland (USA Network), and David Weller in the Netflix original series Bloodline (starring Sissy Spacek). He can also be seen driving the big blue Cadillac in a series of national commercials for Alabama Road Trips.

Powers also writes humor. His cartoon captions have won various contests including The New Yorker, Hartford Courant, Denver Post, Moment Magazine, Clinical Psychology, Inside Higher Ed, and the Greensboro News-Record.

He also serves as a Development Associate at Florida Rep, and is a director/producer.

August 17, 2019.

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