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April 9-15, 2018

Nikki Payne

Nikki, Payne

A lot sure has happened since Nikki left the trailer park in Nova Scotia. Her sharp tongue, engaging charm and trademark lisp has garnered her multiple Gemini nominations and a 2014 Canadian Screen Guild Award for her role on CTV’s Satisfaction. She’s a legend at the Canadian Comedy Awards having been honoured four times as Best Female Stand-Up, as Canadian Comedy Person of the Year in 2012, and with a 2014 Comedy Award for Best Female Performance in a TV series. Nikki has traveled the world with her unique sense of humour, performing at major comedy festivals such as Kilkenny’s Cat Laughs, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, and Montreal’s Just For Laughs, where she has been honoured with being asked to play “The Talk of the Fest” shows twice. She’s even entertained the troops in Afghanistan!

You may have seen Nikki on your television set in shows such as CTV's Satisfaction, CBC's Made in Canada, The Best of Just For Laughs, the wildly popular Much Music's Video On Trial, CTV’s Comedy Now, Comedy INC, Single White Spenny and her very own special, Nikki’s Funtime Show. She also performed stateside on Comedy Central's Hot Tamales and made it to the semi-finals of season five's Last Comic Standing. And when she’s not bringing down the house, she lives in one by the beach with her Yorkie, Emillio Estevez and his best friend Battlecat.

www.nikkipayne.com

Twitter: @NikkiPayne

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