April 30 - May 5, 2024

Janelle Niles

Janelle, Niles

Janelle Niles is a Black - Mi’kmaq woman from Sipekne'katik, Nova Scotia. Janelle’s comedy career began in Ottawa, Ontario and soon to follow with her indigenous comedy show called Got Land? which expresses solidarity through humour. Janelle had the opportunity to perform on Just For Laughs, JFL42, Toronto in 2022 with Got Land? Watch Janelle on CBC Gem’s New Wave Of Stand-up Season 2 (Canada Only). Janelle has also performed with Crack up Comedy Festival and Arctic Comedy Festival alongside her peers. She appeared on APTN’s Indigenous Day Live 2022, now on APTN’s Lumi. She frequents the United States and hopes to perform in New York City. Janelle’s humour is described as eccentric yet captivating.

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