Archive for the ‘ TOsketchfest News ’ Category

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Must-See Sketch Comedy: May 2021

Five Must-See Sketch Comedy Videos from Griffin Toplitsky, Model Majority and more!

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The Best of the Fest Award Show 2021 – Winners

The 2021 Best of the Fest Award winners revealed!

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Five Sketch Comedy Videos You Need To See

Five Must-See Sketch Comedy Videos from Kirsten Rasmussen, Avan Neo, and more!

A black graphic with individual black and white photos of the eight members of Untitled Black Sketch Project. In white text above the photos it reads "Untitled Black Sketch Project". In white text below the photos id reads the names of the troupe members: Coko Galore, PHATT Al, Alan Shane Lewis, Nkasi Ogbonnah, Ajahnis Charley, Aba Amuquandoh, Brandon Ash Mohammed, Brandon Hackett

Closing Night Gala: Untitled Black Sketch Project

Mar 28 – 8pm ET – Untitled Black Sketch Project, the premiere all-Black ensemble sketch troupe, performs a 60 minute table read LIVE

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Classic Cast Reunion

Mar 27 – 4:30PM ET – Join the cast of CBC’s cult hit as they reminisce and discuss the everlasting impact of Hatching, Matching and Dispatching. Limited capacity remaining!

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Open Captioning at TOsketchfest

TOsketchfest is thrilled to offer an Open Captioned Pass and Open Captioned Single Tickets for all shows at the 2021 digital festival!

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Learning and Fun at TOsketchfest21

Workshops and Panels Announced for the 2021 Professional Development Program

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#SketchfestThrowback: Laura Ramoso

Laura Ramoso went out on a high: her solo show triumphed as the Best of the Fest at TOsketchfest 2020. She cannot wait to perform live again. Check out her #sketchfestthrowback feature…

#SketchfestThrowback: Tom Hearn

What has Tom Hearn been up to during the pandy? We checked in with him to talk about the wild ride of our 2020 festival and his upcoming appearance in the 2021 Screen Time Edition…

#SketchfestThrowback: Paul Snepsts

A year has passed since a pandemic was declared in the middle of TOsketchfest 2020. Let’s catch up with members of our comedy community as we prep for the 2021 TOsketchfest Screen Time Edition…

Sketch Comedy Project Fund

2021 Sketch Comedy Project Fund

Applications are now open for the 7th Annual Sketch Comedy Project Fund!

Community Jam: Skills Swap and Q&A

TOSketchFest invites the sketch comedy community to come together for an informal knowledge sharing session.

WATCH: TOsketchfest20 Best of the Fest Award Show

WATCH NOW: The 2020 Best of the Fest Award Show – Winners Announced!

TOsketchfest21 – The Toronot Sketch Comedy Festival – Online

TOsketchfest21 – Same Festival, Different Look

Submissions are now CLOSED for TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time Edition!

Sketch Community Jam – Wednesday December 16th

Sketch Comedy Community Jam

Join our sketch comedy community jam on December 16 for an end-of-the-year online hangout!

Top Online Comedy Shows in December

Enjoy a laugh with others online this December!

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5 Sketch Shorts You May Have Missed

Comedians have shown that their creativity cannot be contained, so now we share five sketch comedy shorts you might have missed!


This is a FREE workshop for IBPOC comedians who wish to sharpen their comedy writing skills

A Note from The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

A Note from The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

We deeply regret and apologize for not doing better, sooner. This will change. Here’s how.



The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival is proud to announce the 2020 recipients of The Sketch Comedy Project Fund.