Taking Up Space - A Comedy Show

Date: Saturday December 9th 2017
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Taking Up Space - A Feminist Comedy Show
(Formerly the Future is Female - Comedy Show)

Taking up Space is: FEMINIST ? LGBTQ POSTIVE ? NO RAPE JOKES
What makes this show DIFFERENT from other feminist comedy shows? Well, we provide a place for comedians to do longer sets than they usually would get to do.

Tickets are $10 online $12 at the door and can be purchased online at Comedybar.ca OR call and reserve at 416 551 6540

Doors for the show will open at 6:45 and show will start at 7 pm

Every month, we donate a percentage of the proceeds to a local charity. THIS MONTH we are giving part of the proceeds to the 519.

About the 519
"The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ community. A City of Toronto agency with an innovative model of Service, Space and Leadership, we strive to make a real difference in people's lives, while working to promote inclusion, understanding and respect."

For more information about the 519 and to donate the 519 you can visit their website .
the519.org/

Last month we raised close to $500 Planned Parenthood Toronto.

Performances by

Tamara Appleton
Tamara is a comedian based in Toronto, Ontario. Coming all the way from Edmonton Alberta. Her comedy is funny, smart and truly outrageous. She has performed all across Canada and has been apart of the SheDot Comedy festival.
She brightens up every stage she performs on and is definitely an act you need to see. Come and watch her performer, and let her kiss your cheeks like an uncomfortable aunt with her comedy.

Hoodo Hersi
Hoodo is a promising Toronto-based comedian, having performed on prestigious shows including The Nubian Disciples of Pryor at Yuk Yuks. She was also nominated for the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund at Second City, taped her first TV comedy special for No Kidding and was featured on SiriusXM Canada.
Hoodo had the great fortune of opening up for Baron Vaughn, Moshe Kasher, Hari Kondabolou, Gina Yashere, Eric Andre, Jermaine Fowler and Matt Braunger .She has also performed at the 12th annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, Boston Women in Comedy Festival and Toronto's Shedot Festival.
Hoodo has written for Hello Giggles, Essence Magazine and Vice Canada and was recently featured on TVO as a lead in the documentary Stand Up TO.

Chantel Marostica,
Chantel is known for their unique brand of high energy physical comedy, brings their jokes to life through a combination of storytelling, impressions, and spot on timing.

Chantel has been featured *Just For Laughs, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, JFL42, ODDBLOCK, Guelph Comedy Festival, Sirius XM's Top Comic Finals 2014, Comedy Brawl Finals 2015-16, JFL Homegrown Competition, Kevin Hart's, "Laugh Out Loud" and Ha!ifax Comedy Fest's "Lower Deck"

Featured on CBC's "Laugh Out Loud", "Debaters" and "Workin' Moms" Chantel was Nominated for Best Stand Up at the 2015 Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and won the Patrons Pick Award in both 2015 and 2016

Hosted By Natalie Norman

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