Brian T Shirley
Actor, Comedian, and Writer in Charleston, South Carolina
Comedian Brian T Shirley has been in the Business for 25 years. His act is derived from growing up poor, divorce, the USAF, partying, relationships, infomercial's, sports, and more. He has performed all over the U.S., Canada, The Bahamas and Japan. He has done special engagements such as a tour of Japan to entertain the troops, opening for Huey Lewis and The News, The "Laughter for Love" benefit for Va. Tech, & a Country music festival for Dodge trucks.
Brian has performed @ The Jokers Wild Comedy Club inside the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island,The Bahamas & for Carnival Cruise Lines.
Brian is also a philosopher. He's written 2 books of wisdom &wise sayings called "Make Love Not Warts", and "Four Score and Seven Beers Ago..." (Which recently won the "Amazing Book Cover Art Award" in a contest sponsored by LeRue Press)
BRIAN"S THIRD BOOK , "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Club" contains short stories about his life on the road as a professional comedian.
Brian has created and hosts a WEB Series about being a stand-up comedian on the road called "BTS On The Road" which can be seen on YouTube, American Hearts Radio WEB TV Network every Saturday @ 8 PM EST and in the online magazine No Strings Attached-E News.
Brian also has a scripted WEB TV series called "Bengleton Socks" which was screened at the Mountain of Laughs Comedy Festival.
Brian has several projects in film festivals online and in public screenings.
Brian's a weekly guest host on a segment called "BTS Entertainment Corner" on Janice Hermsen's radio program "What's The Story" every Monday @ 6:45 PM EST on www.americamattersmedia.com and M-F 11am-Noon on AHR WEB TV Network http://www.americanhearstradio.com
Brian has done Voice over work for the award winning WEB Series "U.S.E." (2014) and the feature film "Inside Ben" (2017) and he's played a doctor and a cousin of a murder victim in independent films due out in 2017.