Brent Thiessen is an actor, most recently appearing in the 1st Broadway National Tour of Pretty Woman: The Musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, with music by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, and book by Gary Marshall and J.F. Lawton.
An audience favorite, he has appeared in starring roles for theatres across his native Canada, including Theatre Calgary with Olivier Award-nominated director Stafford Arima, and Theatre Aquarius with acclaimed director/ choreographer Michael Lichtefeld. Brent made his American stage debut in the Fall of 2019 in North Shore Music Theatre's hugely successful production of The Bodyguard. In 2020, Brent was cast to star as Max Van Horn - reality tv show winner turned Broadway star - in the 1st Broadway National Tour of David Yazbek and Robert Horn's Tony Award winning musical Tootsie.
Brent was nominated for two 2019 Toronto BroadwayWorld Awards. His performance as Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie, starring alongside Cindy Williams of 'Laverne & Shirley', earned him a nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Musical. As Buddy in Elf The Musical, he received a nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. His performance was also named one of the "Top 10 Theatre Performances of 2018" by The Hamilton Spectator, with Glenda Jackson and Ian McKellen.
Brent lives in New York City with his wife, Jennifer.