- Women In Comedy Panel: BCIF 2017 Nov 02 2017We're baaaaack! And with a wisdom-packed episode of the Women in Comedy panel discussion at Big City Improv Festival 2017! Featuring Yas Kweens Nelu Handa & Ann Pornel, and inimitable peers Nadine Djoury, Sarah Hillier, Alessandra Vite, Lisa Merchant, Jan Caruana, Becky Johnson, Ashley Comeau, Jen Goodhue, Erin Conway.
- Musical Improv (LIVE) Dec 21 2016It's the finale of Season 3! In this episode of The Backline LIVE, a reluctant Adam takes a tour through the world of musical improv with some of Toronto's best musical performers. Along the way he discovers how to sing, compose a narrative through song, and rhyme with help from Ashley Botting (CBC Because News), Kevin Vidal (Sunnyside), Jan Caruana (Second City), Phatt Al (God Made Me Funky), and Graham Wright (Tokyo Police Club). At the end of this adventure, Adam learns the true value of Christmas cheer and improvises a song onstage. Special thanks to: Ayaka Kinugawa, Kevin Frank, Matt Hallworth, Steve Cruickshank, Holly Wyder, and the Brunswick project. See you in a few months!
- Women In Comedy at #BCIF2016 Oct 26 2016As part of Big City Improv Festival, we held a panel discussion feature 9 incredible women to talk about their journey in comedy. Featuring: Jan Caruana, Ify Chiwetelu, Monica Heisey, Allison Hogg, Lisa Merchant, Maribeth Monroe, Jaime Moyer, Paloma Nunez, and Jenn Whalen.
- Women in Comedy Aug 20 2015This week Rob Norman does his best impression of Ira Glass! It’s an entire episode dedicated to the stories of funny women across North America: Stacey Hallal (Portland), Stacey McGunnigle (Los Angeles), Jan Caruana (Toronto), Ashley Botting (Toronto), Susan Messing (Chicago), and Kristie Gunter (Toronto). Music design by Steve Cruickshank and the Brunswick Project. Special musical thanks to Anne Douris. With music from Stella Ella Ola, and Token.