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Shirley Chen was awarded “Best Acting in a Narrative Short” at SXSW for her work in Krista and made her Sundance debut in 2020 as a lead in the feature Beast Beast (dir: Danny Madden, EP: Alec Baldwin). Select credits: The Resident (Fox), Man of God (Geffen Playhouse), Speechless (ABC), Gamer’s Guide (Disney XD), and Parenthood (NBC). Shirley is currently a student at Harvard University, where she pursues a double major in History & Literature and Theater, Dance & Media, with a focus in Asian American Studies. On campus, she was one of the first six women cast in the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, a nearly 200-year-old musical production by America’s oldest theatrical group. Shirley practices Long Fist style Chinese martial arts at the National Wushu Training Center. She is an alumnus of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Shirley is represented by KMR and Echo Lake Entertainment. IG: @surelyimshirley

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