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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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TOsketchfest21 Lineup Announcement

The Lineup Announcement for TOsketchfest21 is here! Over 100 titles from around the world

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Learning and Fun at TOsketchfest21

Workshops and Panels Announced for the 2021 Professional Development Program

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Sketchfest Throwback: Andrea Miller

Festival stalwart stage manager Andrea Miller shares her memories of the final days of last year’s TOsketchfest, and details her phenomenal pivot into a Zoom Ninja.

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Sketchfest Throwback: Rachel Strauss-Muniz

Rachel Strauss-Muniz of Room 28 made it from NYC to Canada and back just before the borders were closed. What does she remember from TOsketchfest2020? A comedy loving city that accepted her with open arms!

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Sketchfest Throwback: Ajahnis Charley

Reminisce about TOsketchfest2020 with Ajahnis Charley, last year’s Producers’ Pick Award winner!

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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!

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!

IBPOC COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH BRANDON HACKETT

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.

UNTITLED BLACK SKETCH PROJECT

THE SKETCH COMEDY PROJECT FUND – 2020 RECIPIENT

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

IBPOC Comedy Writing Workshop with Nour Hadidi

NEW DATE! – IBPOC Comedy Writing Workshop with Nour Hadidi