Versatility and ability to deliver side bursting laughs to his audience, sets Kirk McHenry apart from the modern day urban comic. Born and raised in Oakland, California. Kirk McHenry has experienced a wealth of knowledge from life in the inner city, prep school in the suburbs, college life in the south and even a successful four-year stint in the Marine Corps. Always viewing life through the eyes of a comic, Kirk blends all of his life experiences together into a storytelling brand of comedy that has been likened to Bill Cosby with a Richard Pryor twist. Having already opened for such stars as Paul Mooney, Bobby Slayton, Tommy Davidson and the Whispers, Kirk has been labeled on of the Bay Area's fastest rising young stars and has even gained recognition as one of the top 10 comics in the Bay Area Karma 777 Film Works & Productions. Kirk is a comic that will definitely give you a workout through laughter. Drawing inspiration from everyday life his storytelling form of comedy is better than reality TV. Kirk has had television appearances on Comic View as well as numerous touring engagements in comedy clubs throughout the United States. Kirk also toured with the MWR Asian Tour throughout Europe and was Best of New Faces at Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza in 2005, as well as a Semi-Finalist in the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition in 2006. This unforgettable comic’s comic soon to be a household name, Kirk McHenry, continues to bring his dynamic comedy style to the stage every time. With one mic and an audience the laughter is guaranteed non-stop every time. In 2012 Kirk became the BTP's Comedian of the Year For the Bay Area.