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Learning + Fun: Comedy and The Canada Council

August 8 – 6:00pm ET – This virtual webinar will offer comedians an overview of The Canada Council for the Arts and its programs with practical advice for comedians.

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5 Comedy Shows to See in May

Hey, see some comedy in May!

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2023 Sketch Comedy Project Fund

2023 Applications are open until May 12!


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5 Comedy Shows to See in April

A fabulous mix of comedy this April in Toronto.

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2023 Best of the Fest Winners

The 2023 Best of the Fest winners announced!

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TOsketchfest Film Festival Lineup

The 6th Annual TOsketchfest Film Festival presented by The Second City – Line-up Revealed!


Be in the live studio audience for TOsketchfest’s first Shot Live Comedy Special!

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Learning and Fun 2023

Learning + Fun Program

Panels and workshops from CBC, The Second City, Counterfeit Pictures, and more!

Curator Program

Introducing the new Curator Program

Five exclusive comedy showcases you won’t want to miss!

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50/50 Cash Raffle Winner!

Congratulations to our winning ticket holder C-1241 (L. Epstein), who takes home a $1,140 cash prize. Thanks to everyone who played for supporting TOsketchfest.

Film Fest Jury 2023

Meet the 2023 Film Festival Jury!

The 2023 Film Festival Jury Announced!

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TOsketchfest23 First Lineup Announcement

It’s finally here! The first line-up announcement for the 18th Annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival!

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Meet the 2023 Festival Jury!

The 2023 jury includes Matt Keevins, Denise B Mcleod, Surer Qaly, Zoe Rabnett, and Sharjil Rasool.

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5 Comedy Shows to See in February

A fabulous mix of comedy this February in Toronto.

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5 Comedy Shows to See in January

Kick off the new year with the best comedy shows in Toronto.

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Learning and Fun Monthly Series

The Learning and Fun Professional Development program is back as a monthly series!

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5 Comedy Shows to See in December

Chill out this December with the best comedy shows in Toronto.

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TOsketchfest23 – Submissions OPEN!

Submissions are CLOSED for TOsketchfest’23 and for the TOsketchfest Film Festival.


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How is TOSketchFest Programmed?

Questions about submitting to TOsketchfest23? We’ve got answers!

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How To Use Zone Festival

A step by step how to guide to submit your LIVE submission to TOsketchfest23.