Preeti Torul (pronounced Pree-Tee) is a British-Canadian comedian, actor, writer and director. She grew up in Toronto and London speaking English and Creole, in a Mauritian-Indian family, and became interested in performance and storytelling from a young age.
Starting at The Second City, Preeti performed as an improviser, sketch comedian, writer, and in 2015, was cast in the inaugural Bob Curry Fellowship program as a writer and actor. Preeti has been enthusiastically involved in the comedy communities of Toronto and New York for the past six years. She has connected with audiences through trauma to promote awareness to deeper issues affecting women and minorities, via stand-up, storytelling, writing and acting.
In 2015, Preeti directed (and co-wrote) her first short Where You From?, and between 2016 and 2018, performed at the Bad Dog Combustion Festival, SheDot Festival, Guelph Comedy Festival, Wavelength Music Festival and headlined the first ever SHADE Comedy Festival. In 2017 and 2018 she has appeared in web series Note To Self on CBC Comedy and Bajillionaires on Family Channel. Preeti was also a writer on CBC's 2018 Air Farce's New Year's Eve Special.