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Here are your 2019 New Faces of Comedy at Just For Laughs Montreal

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NEW FACES OF COMEDY

Anna Drezen is a writing supervisor for NBC’s Saturday Night time Reside, and the co-author of the books How To Win At Feminism and How Many We Hate You. The latter, which was based mostly on Anna’s experiences working as a concierge at a lodge in Occasions Square, was optioned by ABC and was a pilot, starring Kat Dennings and directed by Will Gluck. She just lately wrote for Simon Wealthy’s TBS collection Miracle Staff starring Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi, contributed to Kate McKinnon’s Audible fantasy-comedy collection Heads Will Roll and consulted on Jena Friedman’s Grownup Swim particular Gentle Focus. Anna was the editor-at-large of REDUCTRESS and wrote for Comedy Central’s Reductress pilot starring Abby Elliott.

Brad Silnutzer is a rise up, writer, producer, actor, and host based mostly in Los Angeles. He created, writes, produces, and stars in The Quick and the Furious: A Musical Parody at The Dynasty Typewriter Theatre in LA. Brad was a Producer for ABC’s The Bachelor/Bachelorette/Bachelor in Paradise and is at present the lead producer for Circadian Footage. Brad made his Netflix debut as a star decide on the food competitors present, Cooking on High. Brad was previously named as one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch and as one of Riot Fest’s comics to observe.

Brendan Scannell is an actor and comic dwelling in LA. He stars in Netflix’s Bonding and beforehand in Heathers on Paramount Network. He might be seen in the Comedy Central digital collection Stand Up Featuring, and in 2018 Vulture named him a “Comedian You Should and Will Know.” Brendan hosts two fashionable exhibits in LA, “The Cure” (alongside Joel Kim Booster) and the workshop “See What Sticks.”

Chanel Ali is a standup comic, author, and actress dwelling in New York City. She is the host of the Food Community digital collection Food Debate! and a forged member on MTV’s Woman Code. In 2018, Chanel was featured on the Friars Membership Roast of Gloria Allred and has written for the @NetflixisaJoke social media accounts.

Dan Licata is a NYC-based comedian. He’s one of the writers & co-producers of Joe Pera Talks With You on Grownup Swim, and previously co-wrote Joe Pera Helps You Discover the Good Christmas Tree. He’s performed stand-up on The Chris Gethard Present, and has made several movies for JASH.

Dewayne Perkins is a queer Chicago born-and-raised author and comedian. Presently a author on NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, his previous credits embrace Netflix’s The Break with Michelle Wolf and MTV’s Wild N’ Out. He’s also written for the 2018 White Home Correspondents Dinner, during which a joke he wrote was listed as one of The New Yorker’s “Best Jokes of 2018.” Dewayne was named one of Comedy Central’s “Up Next” comedians and a finalist for Stand-Up NBC. Dewayne is a member of the award-winning improv staff 3Peat, whose Comedy Central digital brief, THE BLACKENING, written by Dewayne, went viral with greater than 15 million views.

Hannah Einbinder participated in 2019’s San Francisco Sketchfest, has been revealed in Flaunt Magazine, and was named in The Comedy Bureau’s “100 Best Things We Were Witness To In No Particular Order of 2018.”

Isabel Hagen began pursuing stand-up comedy upon graduating from The Juilliard Faculty, the place she studied the viola. She just lately gained first place within the 2019 One Liner Madness competitors at the Bell Home in Brooklyn and is recognized as one of NYC’s prime roast battlers, profitable many occasions at RoastMasters, Roast Battle, and Comedy Battle Club. As a violist, she has performed with artists resembling Björk, Max Richter, and The Nationwide, and has appeared with musical visitors on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon. She lately combined viola and comedy in her sold-out, one-woman present Viola and Jokes at Beneath St. Marks Theater.

Jay Jurden is a rising New York Metropolis based mostly comic originally from Mississippi. He has been featured as a finalist for Stand-Up NBC and a panelist for MTV News. Most just lately he appeared in the 2019 Laughing Skull Comedy Pageant and was picked as one of Time Out New York’s 2019 “Comedians To Watch.” This fall he continues his school comedy tour across the nation.

Joe Praino is a comedian, actor and podcast host of two successful podcasts: The Joe Praino Podcast and Soiled Sports activities (with Andy Ruther), which showcases his immense depth of sports information. He has interviewed the likes of author/director David Zucker, NFL star Shawn Merriman, movie star private trainer Duffy Gaver and NBA star Brian Scalabrine, and he performs at a number of clubs throughout the nation including Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Chuckle Manufacturing unit, Comedy Bar, The Improv, Flappers and the Westside Comedy Theater.

Kevin Iso began performing rise up all across Texas before shifting to New York. Kevin has carried out at the Montreux Comedy Pageant in Switzerland, the Humorous or Die Oddball Pageant, and Bridgetown Comedy Pageant. After being named one of Comedy Central’s Comics To Watch in 2015, Kevin’s rise up was featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Stay, Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s Home Social gathering. On prime of performing get up, Kevin is the co-creator of the hit net collection, Flatbush Misdemeanors.

Logan Guntzelman is a Los Angeles-based comic who beforehand carried out within the New York Comedy Pageant, Boston Comedy Pageant, 10,000 Laughs Minneapolis, Echo Park Rising, CROMFest Denver, and the Chicago Comedy Expo. She’s additionally at present undefeated within the World-Well-known Comedy Store’s Roast Battle and was a finalist within the Westside Comedy Theater’s Comedy Showdown.

Matty Ryan made his feature-film debut with a 2016 position in Who Will get the Dog (nominated for Greatest Actor within the 2016 Midwest Unbiased Movie Pageant). Additionally in 2016, he recorded a standup set for MTV’s Appearing Out. In 2017 he had a visitor star position on NBC’s Chicago Justice, and was invited to perform at NBC Universal/Second Metropolis’s “Breakout Fest.” In 2019 he taped a set for Comedy Central’s Stand Up That includes, which is at present streaming on their digital platforms.

Opey Olagbaju is a Nigerian-American standup comic and author that is presently writing on the Kenya Barris produced Unrelated for Freeform. Beforehand, he worked on I Love You America with Sarah Silverman (Hulu) as well as The New Negroes (Comedy Central). As a standup, the D.C.-area native performs throughout the town and has successfully showcased in a number of festivals, akin to District of Comedy (DC), Bridgetown Comedy Pageant, SF Sketchfest, and the World Collection of Comedy.

Punkie Johnson is a Los Angeles-based comic from New Orleans, Louisiana. Beginning her profession as an emcee, Punkie is now a paid common and favourite at The World-Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Current credit embrace Comedy Central’s Company, Tru TV’s Adam Ruins Every thing, Amazon’s Please Understand Me and more. She is going to seem opposite Jimmy O. Yang and Invoice Burr in the upcoming movie The Opening Act, and HBO’s The Black Woman Sketch Present.

Reggie Conquest is from Philadelphia the place he began his comedy profession at the legendary Laff House. Since shifting to New York Metropolis, Reggie has carried out on FuseTV’s Stand Up and Deliver and written for TruTV’s Impractical Jokers. His stand-up has been featured at Brooklyn Comedy Pageant, Skankfest, Hoboken Comedy Pageant and Philadelphia Comedy Pageant.

Shane Gillis is a stand-up comedian based mostly out of New York City. He was named an “Up-Next” Comedian at Comedy Central’s 2019 Clusterfest in San Francisco. In 2016 he was the winner of Philly’s Funniest at Helium Comedy Membership. Shane is a daily on SiriusXM and Comedy Central Radio’s The Bonfire. He’s also one half of A Truthful One on Compound Media in addition to Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast. Shane has written for Comedy Central’s Delco Correct and starred in and wrote for the Dweck Present, Tires And so forth, and New Muscle.

Shapel Lacey is an American comic born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. Shapel was cheerleading competitively for University of Louisville when somebody dared him to take the stage as a comic and he by no means appeared again, dropping out shortly thereafter to pursue a profession in get up fulltime. Diligence and the will to develop led him from the Phoenix open mic circuit onto major levels the place he often performed for comedians corresponding to Invoice Burr, Chris D’Elia, Hannibal Buress, Bryan Callen, Frank Caliendo, and now recurrently in Los Angeles, California.

Tacarra Williams hails from the Bronx, NY. She has hit main stand-up levels in New York and Hollywood including Caroline’s on Broadway, Broadway Comedy Club, The Apollo Theatre, Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Retailer and The Snort Manufacturing unit. She also has her on 30min special on Comedy Central.

Tien Tran is a former member of The Second Metropolis’s 106th Mainstage revue, Dream Freaks Fall From Area, and just lately performed in the 2019 CBS Variety Sketch Comedy Showcase. A graduate of Boston School and a 2016 Second City Bob Curry Fellow, Tien was beforehand in The Second City’s 41st and so on revue, Incredible Super Nice Nation Numero Uno. Her rise up was featured at the Second Metropolis NBC Common Break Out Comedy Pageant and SCOUT Pageant, and she or he at present performs all around Los Angeles. Tien is one of the co-hosts of the Crooked Media podcast Hysteria.

Tyree Elaine is a comedienne, writer and actress from Los Angeles. She lately wrapped the writers room on ABC’s The Conners. A semifinalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Tyree has additionally been seen on Black Jesus (Adult Swim), Laff Tracks (TruTV), 50 Central (BET), Showtime at the Apollo (FOX), Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Received Jokes? (TV One), The Xperiment (BET) and Laff Mobb’s We Obtained Subsequent (Aspire). Tyree just lately created and starred in a digital anthology video collection referred to as Ladies Over 30 Be Like, which was written about by The New York Occasions.

The New Faces of Comedy showcases will happen at Salle Ludger-Duvernay at the Monument National on July 24, 2019 at 7:00 and 9:30 pm.

NEW FACES: CHARACTERS

Allison Dunbar is a writer and performer for the Groundlings Fundamental Company. She just lately wrapped a lead position within the comedy function Movie Fest reverse Matt Prepare dinner, Will Sasso and Diona Reasonover. She also plays Helga in the Vince Vaughan produced function The Opening Act reverse Ken Jeong, Jimmy O. Yang and Invoice Burr. Her current TV appearing credits embrace a main recurring arc on the Sony/Crackle drama StartUp, FOX’s Single Mother and father, CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and was a lead in the HULU collection Quickdraw.

George Aivaliotis is a character comic and one-man production circus based mostly out of Los Angeles. Inspired by Jim Carrey, he studied improvisation and sketch comedy for over 10 years. Most lately, he created his personal “30 Days of Characters” which involved writing, enjoying, capturing and modifying a new character daily for a month. He also produces and directs an ongoing web-series: Characters of Los Angeles, which showcases other LA Based mostly character comedians, and has directed two brief comedies that are at present being submitted to festivals.

Haley Hepworth is an LA based mostly author and performer, initially from Boise, Idaho. She presently performs each Saturday night time with UCB’s premier Foremost Stage sketch evaluate Squadron. Her solo character present Haley Hepworth is Missing was featured as an LA Weekly decide of the week and enjoyed a year-long extended run at UCB. She is the non-feline star of Buzzfeed’s Life with a Cat, which has been seen over 17 million occasions on-line, and is an alum of Characters Welcome, Maude Night time, and Harold Night time teams at UCB.

Michael Churven is an actor, writer and improviser based mostly in Los Angeles. Originally from Australia, he is at present a essential firm member of The Groundlings Theater where he performs improv and sketch comedy weekly. He additionally educated at Second Metropolis Los Angeles and iO West, with tv credit together with ABC’s Trendy Family, Adult Swim’s Mike Tyson Mysteries and TruTV’s You Can Do Better. Heappeared within the function film Wild Nights with Emily alongside Molly Shannon. His brief movie Troughman took the Greatest Humor Award at Dan Savage’s 2019 Hump Film Pageant.

Michael Van Schoick was born in New Jersey, raised in Florida, and is now based mostly in Los Angeles. He completed a season as a Sunday Company member at The Groundlings Theatre, and is at present working on a sketch collection created by Sarah Cornell and Sarah Hamblin. He’s most well-known for the Money Grocery store advert marketing campaign #epicstrut, which aired within the UK. Together with having completed his schooling with The Groundlings Faculty, Michael also earned his BFA in Appearing from Florida State College.

Rachel Pegram is a Brooklyn based mostly comedian, actor, and author. Rachel attended NYU Tisch, where she was also a member of the premiere sketch group Hammerkatz. Rachel might be seen in the Adam Sandler Netflix film The Week Of alongside Chris Rock and Rachel Dratch. She has been on The Chris Gethard Present, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Late Present, Comedy Central, MTV, School Humor, Amazon, BET and more.

Shukri R. Abdi is an LA-based performer, writer, and TV producer originally from Potomac, Maryland. Shukri was just lately a forged member and author in the 2019 CBS Variety Showcase. She was also Supervising Producer and Head Writer of BET’s comedic recreation present, Black Card Revoked. Shukri performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade with Donatella on Maude Night time, and has carried out with musical improv groups Baby Needs Sweet and The Decide Up.

Taylor Ortega is a writer, comic and actress based mostly in New York Metropolis. She starred in the Disney Channel Unique movie Kim Potential, can subsequent be seen in the A24/Ilana Glazer thriller False Constructive and After Yang, and HBO’s Succession. She wrote and starred in an episode of Clean Meets Blank on TruTV’s late night time block Late Night time Snack and wrote for the TRL reboot on MTV. Taylor has also been a number and correspondent for MTV News, E!, Billboard, Cosmopolitan and the gaming app Sweet Crush.

Thomas Whittington is comedian, actor and writer based mostly in NYC. He has been featured in sketches on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Showtime’s Desus & Mero, where he appeared reverse Lin Manuel Miranda. Thomas also voices many characters on the Showtime collection Our Cartoon President and in the Audible collection Heads Will Roll alongside Kate McKinnon and Meryl Streep.

Tristan Griffin is a NYC-based comedic actor, writer and impressionist who is initially from Rome, Georgia. Tristan may be seen often at UCBTNY on the Maude workforce, The Foundation. In 2019, he was chosen as a visitor star for The Spotlight present, which highlights one performer. Tristan may also be seen on The Intern, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Gypsy, The Good Cop and the upcoming Netflix collection, Dwelling With Your self and Comedy Central’sNight Pigeon.

New Faces: Characters will take place at Salle Ludger-Duvernay at the Monument National on July 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

NEW FACES: UNREPPED

Andrew Murphy is from Austin, Texas, presently the town’s reigning Funniest Individual in Austin winner. He’s carried out everywhere in the country and has opened for Theo Vonn, Brian Posehn, Bruce Bruce, the Lucas Brothers, and Dan Soder among others.

Andrew Stanley is an Atlanta-based slapstick comedian, named the grand prize winner of The 2017 Seek for the South’s Funniest Accountant. He also participated within the 2018 and 2019 Laughing Skull Comedy Festivals.

Craig Conant was born and raised in Los Angeles. Conant was on MTV and voiced Skeet William Cole within the animated collection Courtroom Ordered.

Drew Dunn began performing comedy at the age of 21. This NH-based comic shortly established himself, profitable the Boston Comedy Pageant in 2017, as well as the Seattle International Comedy Competitors in 2018.

Janae Burris is a comedian, writer, actor and former co-host of the Denver Publish’s Cannabist Present in Denver, Colorado. Her years growing up in a single of L.A.’s most infamous neighborhoods, combined together with her training in avant-garde theater make Janae’s comedy fashion one thing just like a one lady present, a perfect fit for Shit Speak Excursions, which she hosts recurrently at the Museum of Modern Artwork in Denver.

Jordan Jensen labored as a farmer, a butcher, and a carpenter in her house city of Ithaca, NY before shifting to Nashville to pursue stand-up comedy. She has since been featured at the Nashville, Asheville, Orlando, & Memphis comedy festivals, heard on SiriusXM, and worked with Kyle Kinane, Nate Bargatze, and Jen Kirkman.

Lael O’Shaughnessy is a Chicago based mostly slapstick comedian and writer, and a daily at the Snort Manufacturing unit, the Comedy Bar, and Comedy on State. Together with performing recurrently round Chicago, she also produces a well-liked weekly unbiased comedy showcase referred to as High Dive Comedy, at the Excessive Dive bar in Ukrainian Village.

Napoleon Emill is a Brooklyn-based comedian with North Carolina roots. In 2018, Napoleon secured a spot amongst the skilled comedy scene as winner of Caroline’s on Broadway’s March Insanity competition. Napoleon has appeared in the award-winning brief comedy collection Flatbush Misdemeanors and is a daily guest on underground comedy podcasts. As of 2019, Napoleon co-hosts his common stand-up collection No Telephone Thursdays along with SNL’s Nimesh Patel.

Sean Grant is initially from Miami, and has carried out everywhere in the US and within the UK. He was named “Funniest College Kid in America” on Jimmy Kimmel Reside! and has had visitor appearing roles on Maron on IFC, Meet the Browns, and WTF Baron Davis on Fuse TV. He has had a joke featured on TruTV’s Laff Tracks Season One and in addition on Season Two set to premier later this yr. Sean was the Head Writer on Lifeless House, a featured present on Kevin Hart’s LOL Network.

Sam Tallent is understood for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations. He has worked alongside many of the most important names in comedy, together with Russel Peters, Ron White, Dave Chappelle, and extra. He lately gained his battle on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, and was seen on VICELAND’s Flophouse in addition to The Chris Gethard Present. His debut novel, “Running the Light”, might be obtainable this fall.

Tina Friml has appeared within the 2018 NBC Comedy Spotlight Collection at Boston’s Ladies in Comedy Pageant. In her residence state, she was crowned the 2018 winner of ‘Vermont’s Funniest Comic’ at the Vermont Comedy Club and has since begun infiltrating levels in Boston, New York, and London. Utilizing animated optimism on her own physical disability, but fearless honesty concerning the social assumptions that come with it, Tina befriends audiences of all types.

New Faces: Unrepped will happen at Salle Ludger-Duvernay at the Monument National on July 25, 2019 at 9:30 pm.

NEW FACES: CREATORS

Benito Skinner is a Brooklyn-based comedian who initially gained notoriety for his impressions and characters. Up to now yr alone, Skinner’s unique sketches have garnered over 50 million views. His one man present, “Overcompensating”, depicts his transformation from closeted highschool soccer star to viral comic with a mix of stand-up, video, music, and stay impressions. He debuted his stay comedy show as part of the New York Comedy Pageant in 2018 to a sold-out crowd, and this yr, he took his show on the street with The Overcompensating Tour selling out multiple exhibits within hours all throughout the US.

Brad Gage is a Los Angeles-based actor, author, and host. He has written and created digital exhibits for ABC, Fullscreen, LiveMe, PROHBTD Media, and YouTube. His appearing credit embrace CW’s Jane The Virgin, NBC’s Timeless, TBS’ The Guest E-book, and Crackle’s animated present Supermansion.

Carmen Angelica is a author, director, and comic based mostly in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from NYU’s Tisch Faculty of Film and Television with a BFA, at present creating sketches, collection, branded content and a number of other brief films. She had a profitable long operating solo show that she wrote and starred in directed by Rebecca Drysdale referred to as Who Am I And What The Hell Am I Doing? Carmen’s work has been featured in Leisure Weekly, TV Information, and extra.

Felipe Di Poi is an Argentine-born comic, author, and animator based mostly in Brooklyn. Since graduating from the Rhode Island Faculty of Design the place he acquired a level in animation, his works has been chosen for the Ottawa Animation Pageant, the Animation Block Celebration, and the Glas Animation Pageant, among others, and 4 of his films have acquired Vimeo Employees Picks.

Jennah Brittany, greatest often known as @MISSJAYDMV, is a author, actor, producer, and most importantly a creator. Creating content material throughout all media platforms, she has notably excessive social engagement rates. Her capability to write down, star and produce her personal materials has led to several branded partnerships, including Target, Burger King, and Crown Royal, and campaigns for TBS, Paramount, and Common.

Tiny Chef consists of Rachel Larsen, Adam Reid and Ozlem Akturk. Larsen’s experience as an animator consists of movies like Isle of Canine, Coraline, or the TV show Robot Hen. Reid’s experience as a writer and director consists of his creation firm Bodega Studios and his function movie Howdy Lonesome was nominated for a Film Unbiased Spirit Award. Akturk’s experience on function movies embrace Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie and Wes Anderson’s Isle of Canine. The Tiny Chef show stars Tiny Chef, who creates the world’s tiniest dishes for the world’s tiniest cooking show on the planet’s tiniest kitchen.

Tutweezy aka Darius Tutwiler is a Memphis, Tennessee native. Tutweezy dedicated to his calling in 2014 after his vine video “The Blind Date” went viral, amassing over 100 million views worldwide. At the moment, Tutweezy has attracted over 2.2 million followers throughout his social media platforms. His Spongebob In the Hood parodies have gained over 15M views and counting.

New Faces: Creators will take place in the Grand Salon Opera at the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal on July 25, 2019 at 12:30 pm.

NEW FACES: CANADA PRESENTED BY NETFLIX

Bee Bertrand is one half of Gender Outlaws, a brand new QAPD present at Comedy Bar underneath the P R I D E umbrella, co-hosted/co-produced with Alice Rose that includes trans*/ non- binary/ and gender non- conforming comedians. Bee has previously performed at Shade, Crimson Wave, Church Road Comedy, and with Cara Connors @ I’ll Be Seeing You.

After profitable ‘Yuk Yuks Top New Comic’ of 2016 and ‘Edmonton’s Funniest Individual’ in 2017, Brett Forte was asked to work for Bobby Lee, Josh Wolf and Chris D’Elia. Forte can also be recent off representing Canada at The World-Famous Comedy Store in LA.

Cassie Cao, based mostly in Toronto, is the winner of a Canadian Comedy Award for Greatest Taped Stay Performance, and the recipient of the Second Metropolis NBC Variety Fellowship. She commonly tours comedy golf equipment and theatre venues across the nation. Cassie was previously an economist and has years of expertise telling jokes concerning the rate of interest to outstanding Canadian coverage makers.

Charles Haycock has appeared on TV tapings for the 2018 Winnipeg Comedy Pageant and the 2017 Halifax Comedy Pageant. He was featured at the 2017 Sudbury Comedy Pageant, the 2016 Kamloops Komedy Pageant, Nextfest 2015 and the 2015 International Visions Film Pageant. He’s opened for worldwide touring stars like Alonzo Bodden and Bryan Callen.

Hisham Kelati is a comedy author and stand-up comic from Toronto. He has written and starred in sketches for Herb and CBC Comedy, was featured on CBC LOL, and has opened for Okay. Trevor Wilson, Azhar Usman, and Chris Redd.

Leonard Chan was born and raised in Toronto, has been heard on CBC’s The Debaters, Giggle Out Loud, and SiriusXM radio, and has been revealed on CBC Comedy and the Beaverton. He gained the Absolute Comedy Prove You’re a Comedian competitors, in addition to the Toronto Comedy Brawl, and was a finalist at the CBC Originals Stand Up and Pitch contest at the 2018 Just For Laughs pageant in Montreal. He was just lately named by CBC as one of the fifteen Canadian comedians to observe in 2019.

Rebecca Reeds, from small city Ontario, has opened for a number of distinguished comedians and has appeared on SiriusXM, Fox, and CBC Comedy where her clip was seen more than 2 million occasions. In October 2018, her The Villain Was Proper podcast premiered on the From Superheroes Podcast Network, together with co-host comic Craig Fay. The VWR podcast gained Excellent Debut for a Collection at the Canadian Podcast Awards.

Rob Bebenek was a finalist in SiriusXM Canada’s Subsequent Prime Comic competition in 2013. He’s appeared on MTV, SiriusXM radio and CBC’s Snort Out Loud. He’s performed at the Halifax Comedy Pageant, Hubcap Comedy Pageant, Cottage Nation Comedy Pageant, the NXNE Pageant and the Waterloo Comedy Pageant.

Tranna Wintour is a religious, pop-culture-obsessed, fashion-hungry, transgender comic, singer, producer, and writer. She’s been named by Style magazine as one of the queens of Canadian comedy, and CBC Comedy positioned her at the highest of their record of prime comedians to observe in 2019. Along with her work as a performer, Tranna co-hosts and co-produces CBC Podcasts’ Chosen Household together with her artistic associate/comedy soulmate, Thomas Leblanc. Chosen Household reached the top 10 of iTunes Canada’s prime comedy podcasts and was named one of Apple’s Greatest Podcasts of 2018.

Yumi Nagashima is a Vancouver-based Japanese-Canadian comedian. In less than three years, she has made a big splash on the North American comedy scene, together with her sassy stage presence and distinctive world view. Yumi is a mainstay on the Vancouver comedy scene, however can also be a frequenter on CBC’s The Debaters.

New Faces: Canada introduced by Netflix will happen within the Salle Ludger-Duvernay at the Monument Nationwide on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm