IN WAKEFIELD FOR TWO NIGHTS! Erica Sigurdson (CBC Debaters, Just for Laughs) headlines this all-star stand-up comedy showcase with Jen Grant & Julien Dionne!
*SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING OF STAND-UP COMEDY AT LE HIBOU***
Yes, you read that right! Live, in-person real-human comedy! In the flesh! It's really happening!
Hosted by Julien Dionne (The Julien Dionne Show with Jen Grant, Just for Laughs Originals, The LowDown), this barnburner of a show will be headlined by one of the country's best, Erica Sigurdson (CBC Debaters, Just for Laughs) and featuring comedy heavy-hitter, Wakefield's own Jen Grant (Halifax Comedy festival, Just for Laughs, Winnipeg Comedy Festival)
★ Erica Sigurdson ★
Erica Sigurdson is a Canadian comedian, writer, producer, and haberdasher. Sigurdson has Icelandic ancestry. She is a two-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee, a Leo Award-winning comedy writer and is regularly featured on CBC Radio’s smash hit The Debaters. She has been performing stand-up across Canada for ten years, has travelled to Afghanistan to entertain the troops and was a semi-finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. She is a nine-time repeat guest on the Maximum Fun show Stop Podcasting Yourself.
Best known for her rapier wit on CBC Radio’s smash hit The Debaters, Erica Sigurdson is in high demand for radio, television and live appearances. In addition to her twenty-seven appearances on The Debaters, Erica has recorded five television specials in 2013 alone. Make a great impression on your guests at your next event. Book Erica as a corporate entertainer or corporate stand up comedian at your party.
★ Jen Grant ★
Jen Grant is an award nominated stand up comedian as well as a dynamic key note speaker. Originally from Ottawa, Jen was honoured to be profiled in Ottawa Life Magazine as one of the top 25 People in the Capital.
A story telling, observational style of comedian, Jen is both unique and relatable. She writes about life and she will have you laughing until you’re crying. Funny tears. Jen is a clean comic who is adaptable to any setting and is an excellent choice for any corporate function. Her ability to weave hilarious jokes with funny audience interaction is extraordinary.
As an accomplished comedian of 20 years, Jen has achieved virtually everything you can in the world of stand-up comedy in Canada. She has appeared on TV at every major comedy festival in the country including the Just for Laughs Festival, the Ha!ifax and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. She can also be heard on CBC‘s “The Debaters” and has her own TV special on The Comedy Network. One of her proudest achievements was when she performed for the Troops in the Middle East. Jen was the first Canadian to reach the finals of the prestigious Boston Comedy Competition and was listed as one of the top five funniest people in Toronto by Toronto Life Magazine.
She is excited to have released her CD called “Nobody Likes Your Homemade Wine” It is available on iTunes. It’s really funny! You should buy it and listen to it. Or buy it for a friend who makes you homemade wine and you want them to get the hint. Other CDs – “Jokes That Kill” as well as “My Jokes are up here” Vol 1 and 2.
★ Julien Dionne ★
Canadian Comedy Award nominated comedian and podcaster, Julien Dionne, has been touring Canada and parts of the US, since 2006. Originally from Scoudouc, New Brunswick, Julien now calls Wakefield(QC) home via Toronto — having spent 2 years in New York City cutting his teeth and honing his craft alongside some of the best comedians in the world.
In 2021, Julien was part of a Just For Laughs Originals album recording called “Ugly But Complicated”, now available on all streaming platforms and in regular programming on SiriusXM Satellite radio. In 2020, he taped a French gala Juste pour rire at the legendary St. Denis Theatre in Montreal. In recent years he has traveled to Latvia to entertain the Canadian Armed Forces, was a performer at JFL42 (Just for Laughs-Toronto), The Hubcap Comedy Festival in Moncton, The Cornwall Comedy Festival, The New York City Frigid Festival, and every major comedy club from Victoria, British Columbia to Saint John’s Newfoundland.
Julien has also appeared in numerous television commercials and played a lead role in the CBC mini-series, Canada: The Story of Us. See less