Brendan Tran

Brendan is honored to be joining the cast in the remount of Striking Out: A Gay Baseball Musical. Born and raised in Chicago, Brendan graduated from Northwestern University with BAs in Biological Science and Integrated Science as well as an MS in Chemical Engineering – this education has been very useful to him in his pursuit of comedy over the past 4 years. Brendan is a graduate of the Annoyance improv program, the iO improv program, and the Second City Conservatory and Music Conservatory. He has played on a variety of improv teams, including the Playground incubator team Angelyne, the iO Harold team Cadaver, and the CSz House team Enigma. Striking Out will be the second musical in which he has played a role, the first being Sex Blob: The Musical. Currently, Brendan plays weekly shows at iO as a member of Dynasty and 1st Beat. He is also producing, writing and performing in an upcoming sketch show at Annoyance tentatively called Freshman Year of Life, be sure to check it out come May!

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