Photo credit: Jessica Rae Photography

Photo credit: Jessica Rae Photography

Erica Sigurdson
Best known for her rapier wit on CBC Radio’s smash hit The Debaters, Erica Sigurdson is in high demand for radio, television and live appearances.
In addition to her twenty-seven appearances on The Debaters, Erica has recorded five television specials in 2013 alone.
              Her comedy festival credits include:
                  •The Winnipeg Comedy Festival    2003, 2004, 2008, 2011, 2013
                  •The Halifax Comedy Festival  2004, 2010, 2013
                  •Montreal Just For Laughs 2005, 2013
                   •The Hubcap Comedy Festival   2008, 2012
                   •The Vancouver Comedy Festival 2004.2009; 2012, 2013, 2014
                  •St. John’s Comedy Festival 2007, 2012
                  •Sudbury Comedy Festival 2007
                 •Kitchener -Waterloo Festival  2011, 2014
                 •The Edmonton Comedy Festival  2011, 2014
In 2007 Erica was awarded a Leo Award for Best Comedy Screenwriting, along with co-writer Peter Kelamis, for their writing on the 21st  Annual Gemini Awards.

“Erica similarly destroyed the crowd later that evening. And we made sure she

knew it. 45 minutes of wonderfully tuned -in; on-point humour. Again top marks”!

                                                                            -C Byrne IBABC
“Our event was absolutely wonderful. Erica was such a pleasure to work with, hilarious and adapted her act as she went to suit our employees. She really worked hard to make our event a success and I would not hesitate to work with her again or recommend her to someone else”.
                                                                             -Pacific Blue Cross

5 thoughts on “Biography

  1. Rick says:

    I am watching Erica on old episodes of Just For Laughs and Comedy Now. …man this is as good as it gets for stand up . Clever , Smart . Timely , Natural , Sincere and oh yeah ….FUNNNNNYYYY !!

    Continued success Erica…..

  2. Sandra says:

    Just watched you for the first time tonight on Just for Laughs. Thoroughly enjoyed you, to be honest you are the best female comedian I’ve seen for a very long time. I wish you lots of success in your career and I will look forward to seeing more of you.

  3. Markus says:

    This is interesting information, but not really a biography. I came here to find out “is Erika really Icelandic, or was Steve just kidding around?”.

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