ACTOR. WRITER. IMPROVISER. PRODUCER.

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Girls Night In! Comedy in the click of a mouse! 

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Comedy made by womxn, loved by everyone! 

'Girls Night In' is a virtual comedy collective featuring the best and brightest from around the globe. Created and designed by Carisa Barreca & Carly Heffernan, the GNI Show features an ensemble cast comprised of Alex Bellisle, Ashley Comeau, Carisa Barreca, and Sayjal Joshi (who met while being a part of the award-winning 'She The People' sketch comedy revue). Every Tuesday during 2020-2021 they performed virtually amusing audiences in lockdown all over the world! They were joined by guest players and acts, all in the name of supporting funny female-identifying talent. Although the show is not online anymore as people are out and about in the world, we can still be commissioned to do custom shows for you! 

Go to www.gnishow.com for more info! We do corporate comedy and personalized shows all from the comfort and safety of your own home! 

FUN FACTS

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OCT

Day I was conceived.

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JULY

Day I was born. 

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May

My anniversary. I'm putting this here so I don't forget.

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TALLBOYZ Season 3 debuts January 25th on CBCGEM

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The hit CBC sketch comedy show Tallboyz debuts its third season on January 25th 2022 on CBC GEM.

The hilarious show is back for a third season to explore everything from office politics to daddy issues to making a deal with the Devil (played by Paul Sun-Hyung Lee). Measuring in at 25'2” collectively, Guled Abdi, Vance Banzo, Tim Blair and Franco Nguyen return to jab at popular culture from a very tall point of view.

I had the honour of being the Consulting Producer on this brilliant show and you may even see my mug in a few episodes. We ran the writers room over Zoom in a lockdown, it was so much fun and it shows in S3! Check it out here: https://gem.cbc.ca/ on January 25th 2022. 

Mama City Improv Festival 2020

In March of 2020 the Mama City Improv Festival took place in Cape Town, South Africa. At the time we didn't know that this would be one of the last festivals to take place in person for a very long time.

We had outstanding performers from all over the globe. We collaborated, learned, taught, performed. Eva and I are so grateful to everyone who performed and participated in the festival both on and off stage. 

Eva Gilliam (from Cape Town's The Long Shots), and Ashley produce this festival together from 1/2 way across the world! #MamaCityIF is Africa's first international improv festival - bringing top improvisers from all over the globe to the Mother City!

 

When it is safe to do so, we will be up and running again. Who knows when that will be, but until then, keep on laughing and connecting with each other. Much love. 

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(L-R) Ann Pornel (CAN), Shea Evans (AUS), Ashley Comeau (CAN), Eva Gilliam (SA), Pags Bantwana (SA), Brandon Hackett (CAN), Katy Schutte (UK), Bill Binder (USA), Chris Mead (UK)

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