Hoodo Hersi 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 and was featured on SiriusXM Canada. Hoodo had the great fortune of opening up for Moshe Kasher, Hari Kondabolou, Gina Yashere, Eric Andre, Jermaine Fowler, Baron Vaughn 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.
Along with being a talented writer (Vice, Hellogiggles, and Essence), Hoodo received an improv scholarship at Second City. In January 2018, she performed at The San Francisco Sketchfest, after being hand-picked by Audible to participate in their Fresh Voices showcase.