photo by Sean Robert Kelly

photo by Sean Robert Kelly

Becca Brown is an actor, musician, comedian, producer and writer from Chicago. She has been performing guitar since the age of 4. In the 4th grade, Becca performed on the NPR show From the Top, which eventually led to her being discovered and cast in the 2003 film School of Rock. Since her brief stint of child stardom, Becca has been a prominent force in Chicago's theatre and comedy scenes. She has worked with The Second City in Chicago on several sketch revues and has performed improv, sketch, and standup at iO, Laugh Factory, The Paper Machete and many more. Becca is an alum of School at Steppenwolf, The Second City and iO's training centers, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She’s a bipolar, biracial, bisexual Leo with an Aries moon and a Libra rising, but she doesn’t like labels.

You’re like Beyoncé, but goofy. Like, you have the vocal—uh, chops? Is that the right—anyway. Vocally like Beyoncé but you have such a unique sense of humor. So it’s like...you know. Both.
— my dad, Larry Brown