Experience of Dave Hemstad
Began performing on national television in 2002. In addition to his own half hour Comedy Now Special on CTV and his Gala performance at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, he has taped appearances for both the Halifax and Winnipeg Comedy Festivals for CBC.
Dave Hemstad is a regular on the CBC’s The Debators, and has been a guest on Connect with Mark Kelly and The Strombo Show. he has over ten festival appearances- at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, at the Halifax Comedy Festival and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. He has performed on CBC Radio’s Madly Off in All Directions.
Hemstad has many acting credits to his name including having starred in the Showcase comedy series Almost Heroes. He is currently a regular on CBC’s smash hit The Debaters for both television and radio. In addition to his many international appearances, Dave is proud to have performed in every province and territory in Canada.
Performance Style of Dave Hemstad
Brashly confident on stage with clean, refreshing motivational humour, Dave Hemstad muses on daily life, modern world frustrations and social tensions we all experience, but keep to ourselves.
Why hire Dave Hemstad?
Dave”s hilarious deliveries and ability to correctly read audience mood—adjusting his performance accordingly—make him a dream speaker or emcee for anyone looking for a light, intelligent, and clean (but not cheesy) comic. Hemstad is a fresh, hilarious comic with an incredibly bright future. He is quite simply, a comedic genius. He was even voted Best Comedian in Canada by the Canadian Organization of Campus Activities. Not too shabby for a guy who only decided to be a comedian after a bolt of lighting derailed his hopes of being a professional golfer.
As a motivational humorist, Dave Hemstad is downright hilarious. Dave debunks traditional motivational mantras, leaving audiences with concrete, practical advice on how to navigate tough choices. With a commanding stage presence and a disarming, self-deprecating and side-splitting sense of humor, he brings tremendous value to your conference: using laughter to prove that sharing fun and positive experiences builds more cohesive, communicative, and creative teams. In customizable talks, Hemstad shares his 3-ish keys to motivation and gives advice on how to be authentically innovative. He takes a common sense approach to life and provides practical problem solving solutions for every day problems. Hemstad shows your team how to work with what they’ve got.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Business Events, Private Events, Universities and Colleges, Corporate Events, Golf Events, Comedy Festivals, Charity Events, and Conventions.
How to book Dave Hemstad
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