Terrell Butler

Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media / MFA

Terrell Butler is originally from Oakland California. Affectionally referred to by his nickname Big-T, he has always been the comedian of his social circle. Taking the stage for the first time in 2007 as a stand up comic, he hit the ground running. He has quickly earned respect at the premier comedy clubs across Northern and Southern California as a feature performer.

Terrell is the Winner of the 2016 Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Competition, in Sunnyvale CA. As a stand up comedian, Big-T draws his comedy from life experience. Ranging from The colorful characters in his family, his life as an Oakland youth, and his years as a bouncer in Bay Area nightclubs & gentlemen's clubs. 

Terrell is a graduate of Academy Of Art University, with a degree in Communication and Media Technology. He has hosted several Live Stream TV Shows, Produced two radio shows “The Bridge” & “The Rise N’ Grind Show”. He also worked as the Program Director for Urban Knight Radio at ArtU.

Yearning to take advantage of everything ArtU has to offer, Terrell quickly re-enrolled at the Academy to pursue his Fine Arts degree in Writing for Film and Television. His goal of making a major impact was realized when his first short film was produced and nominated for several awards at ArtU.

There is no doubt that Terrell can excel in whatever field he sets his mind to. Whether it’s live comedy, writing, or acting, Terrell is destined to make an impact in the Entertainment Industry.

NXTUPfest 2021 - Best Screenplay. Award - Crossroads

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