SheDot: Nikki Payne

Date: Sunday May 7th 2017
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm


SheDot Festival
Toronto's Festival of Funny Women

SheDot presents Nikki Payne

A lot sure has happened for Nikki Payne since moving west from her trailer park in Nova Scotia.? Her sharp tongue, engaging charm and trademark lisp has won her multiple Canadian Comedy Awards, and a Canadian Screen Award.? Nikki has traveled the world with her unique sense of humor, performing at major comedy festivals such as Kilkenny's Cat Laughs, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival and Montreal's Just For Laughs, where she has been honored with being asked to play "The Talk of the Fest" shows twice.

You may have seen Nikki on your television in programs such as CTV's Satisfaction, CBC's "Made in Canada," "The Best of Just For Laughs," the wildly popular Much Music's "Video On Trial," CTV's "Comedy Now," "Comedy INC" and her very own special, "Nikki's Funtime Show."?? She is also the voice of ?Becky' in "The Bagel and Becky Show" on Teletoon. She made it to the semi finals of season five's "Last Comic Standing" and you can also see her on Showcase's "Single White Spenny." ?
In 2012, Nikki?was awarded the Canadian Comedy Person of the Year by the Canadian Comedy Awards. ?In 2014, Nikki won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a Featured ?Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series for her role as "Bea" on CTV's Satisfaction.

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SheDot Festival is Toronto's Festival of Funny Women. From May 4th - 7th, 2017 SheDot Festival celebrates its fourth annual event in Toronto. As one of the biggest and best comedy centres in the world, Toronto is home to many of the world's funniest comedians. Funny women have not received the recognition they most certainly deserve in the comedy community, until now. SheDot Festival features stand up, sketch, and improv performances, workshops, panels and much more.