Ian Sirota has opened for: Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Dennis Miller, Robin Williams and Dana Carvey and headlines comedy clubs across North America. Ian was a regular cast member and writer for Comedy Inc., Comedy Now, Gutterball Alley and many more! Ian has been nominated for not one but two Gemini Awards including “Best Comedy Performance”
Ian’s famous hoax on Jerry Springer was recently named 50th funniest moment in Canadian Comedy History by SiriusXM Radio. Number 50 out of the top 150 in history not too shabby.
This sharp tongued, comedian takes no prisoners and can also blend in observational humour with a family focus all the while mastering the audience with lightning crowd work.
A perfect fit for any fundraiser or corporate event Ian has been a regular contributor to Dynamic Funds Humour Me Comedy Competition. The event turns Canada’s biggest CEO’s into stand-up comedians all to raise money for charity. To date the event has raised over 8 million and Ian’s students include Mayor Jon Tory of Toronto who took home the trophy with Ian in 2017.
Ben Bankas Ben Bankas is from downtown Toronto, born to a violinist father and visual artist mother. 27-year-old Ben has been performing stand up comedy since age 19. Ben’s edgy observational humour and commentary is to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages. Ben has performed at the Jewish Comedy Festival, the Cannabis Comedy Festival, 420Toronto at Yonge and Dundas Square, NXNE, Comedy Bar, Thunder Bay Comedy Festival, Second City and was previously a regular comic at The Corner Comedy Club and Absolute Comedy before joining Yuk Yuk’s in 2019. Ben’s ability to connect with a crowd makes him an excellent addition to any show, whether as a host/MC, guest appearance, or feature act.
Hunter Collins is North America’s foremost nincompoop comedian. Originally from Montreal, he has graced the stage at countless illegal baby-fighting rings and festivals, including JFL42, The Halifax Comedy Festival and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He recently hosted the 18th annual Canadian Comedy Awards and his latest comedy album “Nincom2oop” debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts.
Hunter is a graduate of the Comedy Writing & Performance program at Humber College, where he won the Mike Myers Award, which is given to the graduate who achieves the highest levels of performance and professionalism (and who is also mondo rad).
He is happily married to 30 Mormon ladies and has 96 biological children.