Brendan Connelly is a sound artist and teacher who has worked extensively, nationally and locally. His work has been presented twice at the CAC, once with PearlDamour's How to Build a Forest (2015), and—prior to that—his sound installation, Walking Sometimes Standing Still (2014). Connelly also developed a new work through the CAC's Distillery residency, with Scotty Heron, called Appalachian Spring Break, which has been performed in New Orleans, Minneapolis, and New York, and will soon be performed in Portland. His recent sound design work includes Southern Rep's Airline Highway, Orpheus Descending, Detroit, and The Totalitarians (Big Easy nomination), and the NOLA Project's Flood City. Nationally, he has worked with Jim Findlay, Suzan-Lori Parks, Mac Wellman, Pam MacKinnon, Anne Kaufmann, David Levine, Tom Murrin, Jody MacAuliffe, PearlDamour, Melissa Kievman, and Ian Belton.
Connelly is the co-founder of the Obie-winning performance group, The Two-headed Calf, along with Brooke O'Harra. He is currently a professor at Tulane University.