Why hire Todd Van Allen?
Todd has appeared in clubs all over Canada and the US. Not only has Todd done the club circuit, but he has also performed at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in Melbourne, Australia, and both the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Free Festival. He has also performed for corporate and charity events for Bank of Montreal, Gleneagles Country Club, Bolton, the Ontario Breast Cancer Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Society and many others.
Todd also hosts the very popular podcast Comedy Above the Pub, featuring guests like Henry Rollins, Michael Showalter, Anthony Jeselnik, and Iron Chef America co-host Kevin Brauch. You can hear the show at or through iTunes.
You may very well have seen or heard Todd Van Allen on stage, on TV, or on your iPod.
Todd has appeared in clubs all over Canada (such as Absolute Comedy in Ottawa and Toronto, ComedyWorks and Comedy Nest in Montreal, Laugh Shops in Alberta and Saskatchewan, The Comedy Cave in Calgary and Jokers in Halifax) and the US (such as Gotham Comedy Club, and Ha! Comedy Club in New York, NY, the Improv in Hollywood, CA, the New York Comedy Clubs in New York, NY and Boca Raton, FL and the Laugh-In Comedy Caf in Ft Myers, FL).
Not only has Todd done the club circuit, but he has headlined at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in Melbourne, Australia, and both the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Free Festival. He has also performed at the WinterCity Festival in Toronto, the Orillia Comedy Festival, Kinston Summer Festival, and Gananoque’s Festival of the Islands. His corporate comedy styling has impressed the likes of Bank of Montreal, Toronto, EIFS Council of Canada, Gleneagles Country Club, Bolton, the Township of Leeds and Thousand Islands, and the Brockville Chamber of Commerce. He has also performed for charity events for such great organizations as the Ontario Breast Cancer Society, Cystic Fibrosis Society and the Brockville United Way. He has also performed for several sports fundraisers as well.
Todd also hosts the very popular podcast Comedy Above the Pub, a weekly podcast that features such great guests like Greg Proops, Henry Rollins, Michael Showalter, Anthony Jeselnik, and Iron Chef America co-host Kevin Brauch. You can hear the show at www.comedyabovethepub.com or through iTunes.
Also, as a result of his voice work has appeared on CITY-TV’s “Breakfast Television” with Jennifer Valentyne. You may also have caught him on CBC’s “Test the Nation”.
Todd has won the “Search for Canada’s Funniest New Comic”, and is also an award-winning playwright having been one of four winners of the National Arts Centre’s “Young Playwright Competition”. As well, being a graduate of Second City’s Conservatory Program has also helped Todd become one of the most sought-after comedians and hosts around.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 5 - 60 minutes
Todd Van Allen is an accomplished host for all events, a hilarious comedian, and an intriguing interviewer.
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