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April 9-15, 2018

Naomi Snieckus

Naomi, Snieckus

An actor/writer/improviser/voice-over artist/director/ teacher, Naomi is a regular on CBC’s hit comedy Mr. D (now in season 5), which won her a Canadian Comedy Award (CCA), an ACTRA and two Canadian Screen Award award nominations. She is an alumna of The Second City Comedy Theatre in Toronto where she wrote and performed in five hit revues. TV and film credits include 12 Trees of Christmas, Drunk and On Drugs Happy FunTime Hour (Trailer Park Boys), The Listener, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Train 48, Regenesis, Little Mosque on the Prairie, The Ron James Show, Being Erica, Wingin’ It, Alphas, Skins, Saw 7 3D, Dino Dan, AnneDroids and Playdate. You may have heard Naomi’s voice on CBC Radio’s Canadia or as Aunt Turtle on the cartoon Franklin the Turtle. She’s a co-creator of The Casting Room Web Series (LA WebFest and CCA award recipient) and Naomi has also received a Canadian Comedy Award in the category of Best Female Improviser. She is a founding member and co-artistic director of the 6 time Canadian Comedy Award-winning troupe The National Theatre of the World (Impromptu Splendor, The Carnegie Hall Show, Baram & Snieckus, and The Script Tease Project) and was a regular on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight on CBC and TMI on Showcase. Naomi and her partner Matt Baram hosted the Dora Awards for two years in a row and host various corporate events around North America. You can see her in the feature films Happily Ever After with Peter Firth, The Steps (with Christine Lahti and Jason Ritter atTIFF), Love of My Life, and the award-winning festival hit Two for One with Gavin Crawford. The webseries “Doing it With Brian and Darla” is on CBC’s Punchline.


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