Brian Sturges has worked as an actor, comedian, director, musician, producer, and screenwriter. He is the writer, director and composer of the feature-length film, Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy, and can be seen in the films, Elijah’s Ashes, God of Thunder and Hee. Brian’s on-stage credits include Candidate Confessions, The Lollygaggers, The Really Awesome Improv Show, as well as various stand up and improv performances. In 2015, Brian debuted his one-man show, Poor Life Choices, which he wrote, directed, and performed at The Second City Studio Theatre in Hollywood. As a session player on guitar, bass, piano and harmonica, he has recorded for Red Lobster, Disney and Warner Brothers Records and was the Musical Director for The Second City Hollywood premium show Hell County, Florida. He also composed, arranged, and orchestrated the 2019 Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy soundtrack which contains 21 Jazz Fusion compositions. Brian is the owner of Poor Life Choices Productions and the founder of The Poor Life Choices Comedy Film Festival which donates 100% of ticket sales to The Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Brian has directed several music videos and comedy sketches for both screen and stage. In 2021, Brian completed the one-hour TV crime-drama pilot, Ravenskill.
Brian studied music at Berklee College of Music, comedy at The Second City, screenwriting at UCLA, and acting at The Stella Adler Art of Acting studio.