The Comedians 2017

Ryan Long


Ryan Long is best known as the creator and star of Bite TV’s original TV Series Ryan Long is Challenged nominated for two Canadian Comedy Awards. He is also responsible for award nominated TV series Crown the Town with Ryan Long and accounts for more then 8 million plays and views on the web. Ryan has also appeared on MuchMusic’s Video on Trial, MTV Live, Much on Demand, Musique Plus, TheScore, AUX, Fuse, City TV, SeriusXM, Space, Discovery Channels Prank Science, Family Channel’s Lost and Found Music, NBC’s Heroes Reborn and more.
Ryan has performed everywhere from bars to arenas across North America, and more recently toured with the likes of Steve-O, Tom Green, The Trailer Park boys and more.


Chantel Marostica

Chantel Marostica, known for their unique brand of high energy physical comedy, brings their jokes to life through a combination of storytelling, impressions, and spot on timing.

Chantel has been featured in The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, JFL42, ODDBLOCK, Guelph Comedy Festival, Sirius XM’s Top Comic Finals 2014, Comedy Brawl Finals 2015-16, JFL’s  Homegrown 2016, Kevin Hart’s “Laugh Out Loud” and The Ha!ifax Comedy Festival’s “Lower Deck”

Featured on CBC’s “Laugh Out Loud” and “Debaters”, Chantel was Nominated for Best Stand Up at the 2015 Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and won the Patrons Pick Award in both 2015 and 2016


Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson is one of Toronto’s most respected young crowd killers. The kind of comic who hits the stage like a double-barrel shotgun blast. Riffing and ripping – making razor-sharp turns back and forth between solid material, and raw unfiltered crowd work. Thompson works and lives in the moment, and he can have an entire crowd eating out of his palm just by shooting the shit with the loudest table in the room. Shutting them up, and splitting their sides with knife-point precision. Kid doesn’t pull any punches either. Why should he?


Che Durena

Che Durena is a British Columbia native who moved to Toronto to chase his dream of being a stand up comic.  Since then he’s been hustling the GTA comedy scene on his way to becoming one of the city’s brightest young up and comers. Che was the runner-up in Sirius XM’S Canada’s Top Comic competition and has performed at JFL42 in Toronto and JFL Montreal in 2017.



Mike Rita

The son of Portuguese immigrants, he has turned his memories of growing up Portuguese in Toronto into one of the most popular comedy acts in the predominantly immigrant city, and across the Portuguese diaspora. He has performed at festivals and on TV/Radio across the country with appearances on MTV, Much Music, CBC Radio, SiriusXM, Just For Laughs in Montreal, and JFL42 in Toronto.  He’s also well known for his weekly show Stoner Sundays at the Vapour Central in Toronto which has been featured on


Matt Brown

Matt Brown: is a comic based in Baltimore. Performing all over the east coast he’s is making a name for himself as “that funny young guy”. Once you see him it’s guaranteed you won’t forget him. He’s worked with many great stand ups such as Dave Attell, Tom Segura, Big Jay Oakerson and many more.




Ed the Sock



Ed was a leading personality on Muchmusic, Canada’s former music TV channel, where his fearless honesty & wit made him a hero to viewers and celebrities, including Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Coldplay, Avril Lavigne, Nickelback, Willie Nelson, William Shatner and too many more to list. Ed continues to be a force to be reckoned with in Canada, with frequent appearances on TV & radio and a more and more on the net.