Shane Torres

Shane Torres

Shane Torres is a touring stand up, writer, host, and actor originally from Texas, and more recently, Portland. Catch his Comedy Central Half Hour Special and album (Established 1981), available now. So far in 2017 you can see him performing standup on Conan, Night Train and, The Guest List for Seeso, in addition to AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live. He made his late-night debut on Conan in 2016 and also made an appearance that year on Uproarious for Fuse. You may have also seen him performing on Last Comic Standing (NBC), Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops (CMT), or as a New Face at JFL Montreal (2013). He’s performed at many festivals all over the country including Moontower, Bridgetown, RIOT LA, High Plains Comedy, Bumbershoot Music and Arts, and more. Shane has appeared on popular podcasts such as Savage Love and Comedy Bang Bang. He is the creator of the podcast radio show Help Wanted. Shane has also contributed writing to Splitsider, Paste Magazine, Laughspin, The Portland Mercury, and Nailed Magazine.

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  • Thursday March 2nd 07:30PM - Acadiana Center for the Arts
  • Shane Torres
  • In the Comedy Club Series: AcA & Lafayette Comedy presents national stand-up comedians and comedy performers.Shane Torres is a standup comedian, writer, podcaster, and sometimes actor who lives in Brooklyn, New York. As a standup comedian Shane has appeared on Conan (twice), The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, NBC’S Last Comic Standing, and a Half Hour Special with Comedy Central, and This Week From The Cellar on Comedy Central just to name a few. He released his debut album ”Established 1981” with Comedy Central records to rave reviews in 2018. You can see him touring all around the world at comedy clubs, concert venues, and some of the most prestigious festivals in the world .Shane has been heard on popular podcasts such as Bertcast, Comedy Bang Bang, All Fantasy Everything, Guys We Fucked, Savage Love Podcast, Doug Loves Movies, Risk and a slew more. He has a forthcoming podcast coming soon with fellow comedian Kyle Kinane. Shane has been seen acting alongside household names for NBC’S Red Nose Day and on IFC’S Comedy Bang Bang. In 2019 Shane was one of a handful of comedians invited to perform on Will Smith’s This Joka, Shane has also hosted his own series for Comedy Central called “Shane Torres Conquers your Fears” and a show for Paramount Plus named “How Good Can It Get With Shane Torres?” Shane has also been seen as a panelist on multiple television shows across a variety of networks.He has been reviewed by numerous media outlets including The New York Times, Onion AV Club, GQ UK, and more. His album Established 1981 came out in September of 2017 on Comedy Central records “Mr. Torres has a laconic drawling delivery with deliberate pacing, placing him firmly in the tradition of dry deadpan specialist like Tig Notaro and Todd Barry. But his style is warmer, relying on punchlines with corkscrew turns that have moments of vulnerability and even melancholy.” — The New York Times. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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