Ep. 88: Addiction, Recovery, and the Power of Storytelling
Brian Westbrook is a Triangle-based actor who is also a recovering addict. Hear what he has to say about his journey and the paramount role storytelling plays not only in theater but also in 12-Step recovery.
About the Guest
Brian Westbrook was born and raised in Henderson, NC. He studied piano, voice, theatre, and dance at Appalachian State University. From 2000 – 2009 Brian worked and performed with Shadowbox Live in Ohio. Since returning to North Carolina he has directed and performed with many theaters in the area including Henderson Rec Players, Raleigh Little Theatre, North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, and Theatre in the Park. Westbrook lives in Durham, North Carolina.
- The Delancey Street Foundation
- Healing Transitions
- Lavare Leith Foundation
- Oxford House of North Carolina
- North Carolina Alcoholics Anonymous
- Fellowship Hall
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Alcoholics Anonymous
To watch Dustin Britt’s one-on-one interview with Brian Westbrook, click here.
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