Aliya is a Toronto-based comedian, known for her playful and mischievous personality. Her solo show, 'Where You From, From?', recently sold out at the 2019 Just for Laughs Festival and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She has showcased with Standup NBC-2018 in New York at the renowned Gotham Comedy Club, JFL42, Zoofest/Off-JFL, Chicago’s NBC/Second City Breakout Comedy Festival, SiriusXM’s Top Comic, Montreal’s LadyFest, Seattle International Comedy Competition, Brantford Comedy Festival, Shedot, Crom Fest, NXNE Festival and headlined Madison’s Lady Laughs Festival. Aliya can be heard on the CBC LOL network, as well as SiriusXM. She is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory Program and the Bob Curry Fellowship. Aliya is also the co-creator of the wacky web series, Juicy.
Aliya Kanani: Where you From, From?
About this event
"While her 'otherness' is the central theme of the conversation in Where You From, From?, the heart of Kanani's show is in forming a 'togetherness' with the room and her audience...ensuring the audience always has plenty to laugh at and plenty to bond over." My Melbourne Arts, 2019
"Aliya was exuberant and...well... funny.." Pationpics, 2019
With a recent sold out run at the Just for Laughs festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Aliya takes you on a turbulent journey around the world with tales of fitting in, sticking out and standing up. Her pleasant nature, combined with her fiery spirit, leaves audiences feeling energized and uplifted.