Nelu Handa is an actor, comedian and writer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Nelu has performed on a variety of TV shows, including The Beaverton, Odd Squad, and Almost Genius.  She was featured in Season One and wrote and performed in  Season Two of the hit Baroness Von Sketch show. She is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory program, The Bob Curry Fellowship, and has studied at Bad Dog Comedy Theatre (where she was chosen as a Featured Player) and Upright Citizens Brigade. In addition to the Yas Kween podcast, she also produces, and host Yas Kween, a groundbreaking monthly night of comedy that showcases ethnic women. It's the first Thursday of every month.  

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  • Ep. 111 Nelu Handa Nov 27 2017
    The Spooky Vulnerable Today on Spooked! Damien has gotten the straw rot, Colin hides in the woods like a little baby, Cody has fallen on hard times, and Nelu wants to fight bears. Our episode is all about finding your place, be it at work or at home. So call your boss and call your mom and get ready to get Spooked!
  • Diversity in Comedy Dec 01 2015
    The Backline follows the Bob Curry Fellowship from it's announcement in 2014 to what's it like for fellows in the improv community after completion of the program. Also interviewed are both newbie and veteran improvisers who share their stories and how it relates to diversity. With Preeti Torul, Nelu Handa, Mitch LeBlanc, Kevin Vidal, Kris Bowman, and Second City Director of Outreach and Diversity, Dionna Griffin-Irons.
  • 059: Point Break – with Nelu Handa Jan 23 2015
    The nice guys flawlessly recreate “Point Break”. Featuring the delightful Nelu Handa!

    Famous Quote: ” “I’m just here to grip waves, and sleep in caves!”