Brian Nelson, Jr.

Brian is excited to be making his Gulfshore Playhouse debut as one of his favorite characters in the August Wilson cannon. On stage, he has most recently worked at Alabama Shakespeare Festival doing Dominique Morrisseau’s PIPELINE as DUN. He has been blessed to work for Chicago/land companies such as Northlight Theater, First Floor Theatre, Route 66, Black Ensemble Theatre, Porchlight Music Theatre, Court Theatre, Pride Films and Plays, Profiles Theatre, Raven Theatre, Clockwise Theatre and Paramount Theatre. He recently completed training at the British American Drama Academy in Oxfordshire, England. His T.V. and film credits include CHICAGO MED (NBC), INSECURE (FX), THE NEIGHBORHOOD CBS), CHICAGO P.D. (NBC), A.P.B. (FOX) and TEACHER ( Amazon Prime). He is grateful for this opportunity and thanks God for the vision.