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Jill Brennan-Lincoln, M.A.

Program Director, BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen
Associate Professor, Theater Arts
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5536
Email: jlincoln@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 387-5747
Jill Brennan-Lincoln, M.A., teaches classes on acting and on-camera acting, and directs play productions as well as the Senior Hollywood Industry Showcase. During the last 20 years, Brennan-Lincoln has worked professionally in regional theater, Broadway, film, and television. Her theater productions include: Moon Over Buffalo (Arena Theatre and Cleveland Playhouse), The Taming of the Shrew (Alley Theatre), Breaking Legs (Jupiter Theatre), Slyfox (Bristol Riverside Theatre), A View from the Bridge (Alley Theatre), Steel Magnolias (Alley Theater), Psychopathia Sexualis (Manhattan Theatre Club), and Leaving Iowa (Laguna Playhouse). Her film and TV work includes: If These Walls Could Talk 2 (HBO), When Billy Beat Bobby (ABC), The Drew Carey Show (ABC), Judging Amy (ABC), and the recurring role of Crazy Carrie on Gilmore Girls (WB). Most recently Brennan-Lincoln played the recurring roles of Gracie Jane on Boston Legal (ABC) and Tish Atherton on Desperate Housewives (ABC). In addition, she co-founded and acted as artistic director of the Brennan/Gould Acting Studio in Los Angeles.

Education

  • M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • BFA, Southern Methodist University

Departments

School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of Music and the Arts)

  • Theater Arts

College of Music and the Arts

Expertise

  • Acting Techniques
  • Audition Techniques
  • On-Camera Acting

Courses Taught

  • THTR 113 – Acting Fundamentals
  • THTR 171 - Acting Fundamentals for the Stage
  • THTR 216 – Performance and Production
  • THTR 471 – Advanced Acting for the Camera