Shahryar is a stand-up comedian out of Washington, DC. He performs regularly comedy clubs such as the DC Improv. In addition he performs at private shows including corporate events, weddings, and fundraisers.
He’s been doing stand-up since 2002. His material spans topics including work, marriage, family, cultural differences, and every day observational topics.
He’s been featured in the Washington Post, Voice of America and has received other press.
He’s also really into writing, mainly creative writing for movies, TV, plays, etc. In 2004, he co-wrote a pilot for a sitcom called Independents which was a finalist and semi-finalist in two different contests. In 2005, he wrote a one-act play called The History Lesson which was acted out in a one-act festival.
The other big thing he’s into is making videos. Filmmaking is too strong a word for what he does so “videomaking” is preferred. Check out his videomaking section to see some of his works.
For all the other things he’s into, he tries to cover them in the “ETC” section. Topics include exercise/sports, car stuff, gadgets/technology, “etc”
He works in Washington, DC for the Federal Government. He lives in Burtonsville, MD, which is between Baltimore and DC.
More details are in his About page.