Simone & Friends: Tokens – CANCOM comedy grant project

December 11, 2023

This show featured a lineup of exceptionally talented comedians from underrepresented groups. This special event showcased the incredible comedic talent that often goes unnoticed, each with its own hilarious stories and perspectives to share.

Featuring: Rob Morgan (Host), Ashley Perna, Owen McGowan, Wafik Nasralla and Simone Holder (Headliner)

Since performing her first set in September 2019, Simone Holder has performed throughout Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, and parts of the USA breaking down barriers and shattering glass ceilings wherever she goes. This includes being one of only 3 people and the only woman to have won both the Absolute Comedy and Yuk Yuk’s competitions. A regular comedy club performer and touring comic, Simone is known for her soft-spoken delivery, sweet demeanour, and hilarious, unexpected punchlines. Her dream is to one day appear at Montreal’s storied Just for Laughs Festival.

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