Rosie Brownlow-Calkin, MFA

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Rosie Brownlow-Calkin
she, her, hers


Rosie is an Equity actor and educator from Portland, Oregon. She has worked as an actor at regional theatres across the country including South Coast Repertory, PCPA, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Sierra Rep, the Getty Villa, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, New Swan Shakespeare Festival and Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Film and TV work includes appearances on TruTV, Buzzfeed and the 2015 Emmy Awards, and commercials for Sears, HTC Vive, CNN’s Election Center and the smartphone apps Best Fiends and Even. Before joining the faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno, she taught at Stephen F. Austin State University, UC Irvine, PCPA and Los Angeles' Stella Adler Art of Acting Studio.


  • MFA, acting, UC Irvine
  • B.A., theatre, Whitman College