JFL42 - Courtney Gilmour + DJ Mausner
Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
For the first time in its 19 year history, two women tied to win the champion title at Just For Laughs' Homegrown Comics Competition in Montreal. Now they're making their headlining debut at JFL42! Don't miss them co-headlining Comedy Bar!
COURTNEY GILMOUR is one of Toronto's fastest rising talents. She delivered a breakout performance at the 2017 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal by winning the Homegrown Comics Competition and filming a set for Kevin Hart's new LOL Network. Courtney is one of this year's 42 at Toronto's acclaimed JFL42 and she is also set to appear at the 2018 Just For Laughs Festival in a taping for the Comedy Network. She co-produces "So Fresh N' So Clean", Toronto's only clean comedy show and has also opened for a number of prominent headlining acts including Todd Glass, Aparna Nancherla, and Chris Gethard. She has previously made appearances at the All Jane Comedy Festival in Portland, NXNE, and SiriusXM's Top Comic
.At 23 years old, D.J. MAUSNER is already an award-winning stand-up, sketch, and improv comedian. Mixing her bleak observations and surreal, intricately described fears, she uses characters and anecdotes of extreme anxiety to remind the audience that life is indeed a brief death. Fun! D.J.'s harrowing sincerity has placed her has co-winner of the Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition 2017 and led her to headline at Ladyfest (Montreal), the Mprov Festival (Montreal), The Women's Funny Festival (Chicago), and The Sketch Republic (Montreal). In 2016 she won the Just For Laughs Award for Best Comedy at the Montreal Fringe Festival for ATM: The Musical, which she co-wrote and musically directed, as well as the Best New Troupe Award at Montreal Sketchfest with her sketch troupe Cousins. She is the creator and producer of Montr?al's flagship show, Joketown and its offshoot Good Times City, co-host and producer of the podcast Experts, and thinks that actually, it is cool to care.