Why should you hire Allyson Smith?
Allyson Smith started touring comedy clubs, which gave her headlining festival gigs. She was noticed at the Winnipeg, Halifax, and Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival. She has since received multiple nominations for Best Female Stand-Up at the Canadian Comedy Awards.
Allyson taped her own Comedy Now special and has been on MuchMusic’s Video on Trial and CBC’s The Debaters.
Allyson’s show works well with corporate events, casino shows, campus shows, private parties, and fundraisers. She has lived in Vancouver, Toronto and now lives in the UK.
Performance Style of Allyson Smith
Her style is observational comedy that includes bite, wit, and shame. Her gift is that she makes every event feel like an intimate group therapy session. She connects with everyone in the audience and has a self-deprecating style that others relate to.
Allyson Smith’s Experience
Allyson turned down a career as a teacher to join the comedy scene in 2000 in Calgary, Alberta, her hometown. She has lived in Vancouver, Toronto, and now the UK. Her act has taken her to many international destinations, including:
- Indonesia and further stops around the world
She has performed with A-listers Katherine Ryan, Stewart Francis, John Bishop, Stephen Merchant, and Samantha Bee (The Daily Show). She also recorded her television gala performance at the world-renowned Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
Allyson has a genuine and unique sense of humor, coupled with excellent performance timing, that makes audiences laugh. She is a sought-after fan favorite and wows international audiences.
Booking Allyson Smith
You can request information on our entertainment options through our on-line request form. Or, you can call us Toll Free at 1.800.693.6665. Available for virtual comedy shows.
“I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed both Cory and Allyson. They were hilarious and so professional and wonderful to work with!”
Virtual Show, Alison – Manager, Marketing
“I just wanted to pass along my massive appreciation for the Comedy Night last week. You did an awesome job and staff have been raving about how much fun it was. Thank you so much!”
Virtual Show, Bo – Vice Principal
“She judged the crowd perfectly, confidently pushing boundaries and then skillfully drawing the crowd back to where she wants to take them to next, a pro, a pleasure to work with and it goes without saying bloody hilarious.”
“Ultra likeable and versatile”
NOW Magazine Canada
“Assuredly self-deprecating… hilarious comedian”
The National (UAE)
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016
Just For Laughs 2003, 2011
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014
Halifax Comedy Festival 2010
Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2009
St. Johns Comedy Festival 2010
Seattle International Festival 2007
Panelist on George Sromobolopolos’s The Hour 2014
Televised gala from Halifax Comedy Festival CBC 2010
Televised gala from St. Johns Comedy Festival CBC 2010
Televised gala from Winnipeg Comedy Festival CBC 2009
Comedy Now Special CTV 2008