Isaac Byrne standing in front of a gray backdrop and wearing a black shirt

Theater - Acting (BFA)

Isaac Byrne is an actor, a director, and a playwright.


Isaac Byrne is an award-winning director (see Awards & Accolades, below) whose New York City credits include Other Mozart (New York Innovative Theatre Award [NYIT] for Outstanding Solo Performance), In Vestments (NYIT for Outstanding Premiere of a New Play), To Nineveh (NYIT for Outstanding Production), Tar Baby (DR2 Theatre, PS 122), 52 Man Pick Up (Ars Nova, Edinburgh Fringe), AMP (NYIT nomination for Outstanding Performance Art), I Used to Write on Walls, and Rusalka

He has taught acting at Texas State University, the New York Film Academy, and currently, at the Matthew Corozine Studio and AZAA. Additionally, Byrne is the co-artistic director of Theatre for the People. He is also a playwright whose work has been presented by MCS; Fusion Theater, Albuquerque, New Mexico; and the Weekend of New Work in Phoenix.


Byrne has 30 years of experience in theater and film.

Visit Isaac Byrne’s website.

Award & Accolades

  • Byrne has been recognized with numerous nominations and awards, including two New York Innovative Theatre Awards for Outstanding Direction.

  • Productions he has directed have been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, an Off Broadway Alliance Award, 29 NYIT Awards, and six Planet Connections Awards. 


Great Faith. Great Courage. Great Work. Great Questions.

Great Art.

Two actors looking intently at one another while obne is wearing a loose printed dress and the other is wearing a light blue sleeveless turtleneck
A stage set of a living room with a red couch and two different kinds of read chairs and two actors sitting while one is standing and talking on the phone
A performer in the helmet of an astronaut and only lit from within the helmet