Experience of Steve Patterson
Best known as host of the hit show The Debaters on CBC Radio One. Patterson has been a professional headliner since 1997 and has taped numerous national television specials in the past decade including four Just For Laughs galas. His performance in 2010 earned him a Gemini nomination and caused host Steve Martin afterwards to exclaim “If I’d have known he was going to be THAT good, I would have cancelled him.” Following that performance, Patterson was name Best Male Stand-up Comedian at the 2011 and 2013 Canadian Comedy awards and was nominated for Canadian Screen Awards as Host on HGTV’s I Wrecked My House and CBC’s Great Canadian Screen Test. Steve’s nationally toured theatre show entitled This is Not Debatable is on itunes and his The Book of Letters I Didn’t Know Where to Send is available in bookstores nationwide and on Audible. Patterson’s latest project VSP Podcast with Steve Patterson, making smart people funnier and funny people smarter, is available of Google Play and Apple Pod casts.
Performance Style of Steve Patterson
Steve is up-to-the-moment with current events, meticulous in creating material and lightning-quick with a comeback. He is confident but also self-deprecating and while he will have fun with his audience he will never make fun of an audience member unless the target of his joke is laughing the loudest in the room.
Why hire Steve Patterson?
In addition to general audiences, Patterson is also a highly sought-after host and speaker for private corporate events, counting major corporations such as the Canadian Olympic Committee, Coca-Cola Canada, PepsiCo, Best Buy, Future Shop, Investor’s Group, Manulife Financial, Diageo Group (distributors of Guinness, Smirnoff and other beverages) and the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto among his most prestigious clients. Award-winning, well-respected and painstakingly persistent in creating new material, Steve Patterson gives his very best to each audience he performs for.Patterson is also a well sought after emcee with his ability to deliver content, be quick on his feet and bring the funny out of anyone or any situation. Most importantly, Patterson prepares for each live show as a stand-alone event – including, on a 22 city cross-Canada theatre tour in the Fall of 2011, customizing each show opening for the city he was playing that night.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Private Events, Corporate Events, Cruise Lines, Comedy Festivals, Sports Events, Casino Events, Charity Events, Celebrity Speaking Events, Conventions, Trade Shows.
How to book Steve Patterson
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