Amanda Brooke Perrin
Coming from an improv and sketch background, Amanda ventured out into the stand-up comedy scene in 2007. Since then, she has multiple comedy festivals under her belt including Just For Laughs, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, JFL42, NXNE, The Women In Comedy Festival and Sled Island.
Her training includes sketch writing and improv at The Upright Citizens Brigade and The Groundlings in Los Angeles. Amanda was nominated for Best Stand Up Newcomer at the 2010 Canadian Comedy Awards and was most recently nominated for 2014’s Best Breakout Artist and Best Audio Show for her podcast We’re Doing It. Most recently, she won Best Female Stand Up in NOW magazine’s Best Of T.O. Reader’s Choice Awards.
She’s written for Hulu/City TV’s animation Mother Up! featuring the voice of Desperate Housewive‘s star Eva Longoria and has worked with Kids In The Hall alum Dave Foley & Mark McKinney. Most recently she wrote, directed and produced on CMT’s sketch show Almost Genius. You can also see her on The Comedy Network’s Match Game, alongside SCTV‘s Catherine O’Hara.
Amanda has opened for the likes of Kurt Braunohler, Joe Mande, James Adomian, Jackie Kashian and featured on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show.
Despite all of these EARTH SHATTERING credits, her proudest achievement to date is moving out of her parents’ house before her older brother did.