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Nelu Handa

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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  • Jan 03 2019

    Classic Moments VOL. 2

    Oh wow, it’s the second instalment of the show’s finest moments!
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  • Sep 18 2018

    The Parking Garage LIVE

    Melissa (Erin Pim) and Tina (Nelu Handa) are both looking for very different things. Melissa wants to let loose and have a thrill and Tina really just needs someone to listen! But when their escape room experience gets a little...
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  • Dec 01 2017

    Handywoman Nelu Handa

    Handywoman and actress Nelu Handa stops by to talk about how she balances the grittiness of apartment maintenance work with the glamour of Canadian show business!
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  • Nov 27 2017

    Ep. 111 Nelu Handa

    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...
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  • Dec 01 2015

    Diversity in Comedy

    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...
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  • Jan 23 2015

    059: Point Break – with Nelu Handa

    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!”
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