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Shannon Laverty

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Prairie Stand-Up All-Stars

Plaza Theatre

From the inaugural year of the YYComedy Festival it has been a mandate to present Calgary performers in the best ways possible. Each of our first five years we’ve put together a lineup of performers, a mix of those who live here now, as well as those from here who’ve moved away, in a nice theatre […]

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Since entering the Yuk Yuks Search for Canada's Funniest New Comic 25 years ago Laverty has been nominated 4 times for a Canadian comedy award. She has traveled from Vancouver to St. John's. In 2001 Shannon toured Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, South Africa. Some of her favorite shows have been at community fundraisers and Military posts. In October of 2006 she performed at a NATO base in Germany and hopes one day to travel the world performing for all of the military personnel.

Shannon's recent TV and Radio credits include: Laugh out Loud (CBC RADIO), Winniped Comedy Fest. (CBC), Listed (Much More Music), Club 54 , "Fruitopia Comedy Funfest" at Paramount Canada's Wonderland (broadcast on CKVR-TV), The Movie Network's Pay-Per-View comedy special "Mondo Taboo 2", She's So Funny and Funny Girls on the Woman's Television Network, Comics (On CBC-appeared in 2 B roles) and Yuk Yuk's-The Radio Show on the Telemedia Network. Shannon has also made numerous appearances at the Molson Canadian Toronto Comedy Festival. Laverty's on stage persona is proud to be provocative.

Her Mae West come-hither attitude will draw you in and her flirtatious delivery has been embraced by both sexes.