b'ALL THE WORLDS A STAGEMarianist Brother Gary Morris relishes live theaterand helping studentsdiscover their God-given potential on and off the stage. By Marcy CumminsF The nuns encouraged us to enter the priesthood,ew individuals feel more at home on the stagethan Marianist Brother Gary Morris. The theater Brother Gary remembers, but they never pushedstirred in his blood long before his 17 years as an us. I never felt any pressure. It wasnt until I was atassociate professor of performing arts at Chaminade [Archbishop] Riordan High School that my teachersUniversity of Honolulu. Raised in the Haight-Ashbury inspired me to follow them into a life as a Marianistdistrict of San Francisco in the 1950s, he began devel- brother. Ive never second-guessed that decision.oping as an actor and director during childhood. Infact, he was still in grade school when he first wrote The art of stage productionsand staged puppet shows to raise money for the mis- Brother Gary professed first vows in August 1965. sion collection at his school. In 1969, he accepted his first teaching assignment 8 Call 1.800.348.4732'