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How to Run a Zoom Dance Party

I’ve been hosting online dance parties up to 5 days a week since the Covid-19 lockdown began. In that time, I’ve been invited to DJ a number of private online functions. Here’s what I’ve learned about how best to kick out the jams with your pals, from the comfort of your own homes. Why an…
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2020 #FringeAtHome

It was my pleasure to help the Ottawa Fringe Festival run a festival of online performances in the absence of a regular-style festival made impossible by the pandemic. Over the course of 10 days, I helped put online a #TGIF Drag Show with Adrianna Exposé, a night of storytelling with (un)told, Playwrights in Quarantine reading,…
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10 for 10

On Feb 15, 2020, I DJ’d the closing night of the tenth annual undercurrents festival! I only realized it as the night was winding down, but, I have played the closing night of the festival for all TEN YEARS of it’s existence, including the first couple of years when the fest was held at the…
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Upcoming live broadcast!

I will be producing the Canadian Improv Games‘ National Tournament productions at the National Arts Centre coming up May 11-14, 2020 – including the live broadcast online of the National Finals! I stepped down from my role of National Director and President of Canadian Improv Games back in 2016, however I’m pleased to be returning…
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Will Somers: The Second

After first directing Ottawa performer/playwright institution, Pierre Brault, in the Fools‘ winter classic “Shipwrecked” at the GCTC, and then again in Will Somers: Keeping Your Head in 2016 at The Gladstone and again at the GCTC, I had the pleasure of directing and designing the world premiere of Will Somers: The Second. This marked the…
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United Way

I have a United Way Community Builder Award

Accidentally faked death

I inadvertantly faked my own death on social media

Founded Crush with crashers at u of o

squatters founded Canadian Comedy Award winning Crush Improv

Crush at Yuks – only non-standup show

Ottawa has been a real stand-up comedy town for all my life. There are a couple full-time stand-up comedy clubs in the city, as well as indie stages peppered all over town. Since 2016 Crush Improv has been proud to be one of the very few non-stand-up comedy acts to regularly grace the stage at…
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Ultralight Show kit