Weston began training as a juggler and actor while growing up in Chicago. Since then he has performed all over Europe, the United States, Mexico, and Morocco. He began his training as a child at the Piven Theater Workshop. Later he pursued acting and dance at North Eastern Illinois University. He has received a BFA from Ringling Brothers Clown College, and spent a year at the world famous Dell’Arte School of Physical Theater. In addition to these intensive studies, he has taken courses ranging from improv with Second City to pantomime with Marcel Marceau. Currently he is creating new performance pieces in his private studio.
Brad Weston has entertained in all types of environments, from filled to capacity four thousand seat theaters to small after dinner shows for corporate clients. He has worked with operas, on cruise ships, at dozens of museums, and at schools and festivals all over the United States. His television credits include: “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” “Early Edition,” “The Today Show,” “The Jenny Jones Show,” and “Wild Chicago.”
Most people, upon learning how tall Weston is, say that they thought he was taller. His energy fills a room, even if the piece he’s performing is quiet and reflective. He is passionate about his work, and his audiences can’t help but be captivated by the shear joy and wonder that he expresses. His work is a departure from the traditions of circus and vaudeville. He takes over the stage and transforms the environment, surprising the audience with each unexpected turn.