Comedy Writing and Performance, 2000
Debra DiGiovanni is an award-winning standup comedian who rose to fame on MuchMusic’s Video on Trial. She has since shot comedy specials for CTV and Comedy Network, and performed in venues around the world. She was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and has released a DVD special, titled Single, Awkward Female. DiGiovanni has performed at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival 10 times and was the first solo female ever toured by the festival in 2014. She was awarded a 2009 Gemini for Best Comedy Performance and won three Canadian Comedy Awards in 2007, 2009 and 2011.