A sit down with Sketcherson/Stand-up/Writer and general comedic ingenue Celeste Yim. We talk about being SNL nerds, which potato chips you should like according to your generation, and how to be fearless and afraid at the same time. *OH NO, the end of our interview got cut off #humantechnologyfail, but we got a sweet 50+ minute convo!*
She moved to Canada from Mexico in hopes that her life would play out like the best parts of Degrassi: The Next Generation. Has it happened? Find out as we sit down with the very funny and wonderful Monica Garrido!
We'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.
So lucky to have a chat with Dionna Griffin-Irons during a short trip to Toronto. If you haven't heard her story, settle in for a fascinating talk with the current Director of Diversity and Inclusion at The Second City Chicago. Also, find out why we were in a shower together! #YasKweenTo
As 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.
A fun old chit chat with Heather MacDonald, Toronto Stand Up darling. We talk about growing up in small town Ontario, the word "exotic" as a descriptor of humans, and the magical powers of Welch's grape flavoured frozen juice pops.
A good gab sesh with Aisha Brown, the fabulous Stand Up and member of comedic rap group Runnin' at the Mouth. We talk about what it's like on the comedy scene for a woman, unspoken racism in Toronto, and the truth about anxiety hawks.
Layin it down with the tremendously funny, ballsy and be-glittered Ann Pornel! We discuss her journey to Tour Co at Second City, being a bold woman on the comedy scene, and advice for those stepping into the game.