Brian Fruits

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Noetics Coordinator; Theater Director

College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Fruits teaches Writing About Literature, Composition and the first year Noetics course for new students. His area of research and expertise include literary analysis, physical theatre, mask work and Greek. Before Concordia-Chicago, Fruits was a high school teacher in both the Chicago and Memphis areas. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at Rhodes College and the University of Memphis. Fruits joined CUC's faculty in 2015.


  • MFA, Theatre Direction - University of Memphis; Memphis, TN
  • BA, Secondary Education - Concordia University Chicago; River Forest, IL