Bret has been acting professionally for over 25 years and has performed on stage in 37 states. He comes to Chicago having grown up in Montana where he received his BFA in Drama at the University of Montana. Later he earned an MFA in Theatre at Wayne State University where he was awarded Detroit's best actor by the Detroit News in 1996 for his work as the title character in Pericles. Bret has done over 100 performances on Broadway of the musical Rock of Ages. His Chicago credits include: The Iceman Cometh with Nathan Lane at the Goodman Theatre, Julius Caesar at Chicago Shakespeare, and ENRON at TimeLine Theatre Company. Outside of Chicago Bret has worked extensively with Montana Repertory Theatre and Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. Film and television credits include a featured role in Keep the Change with Jack Palance (a TBS television movie) and commentary as Dr. Trent Troutly on ESPN2's Fly Fishing Challenge.