ALIYA KANANI is a Toronto-based award-winning comedian and Canadian academy award-nominated actress, writer and vagabond, known for her playful and mischievous personality.
Aliya recently took part at the 2023 Johannesburg International Comedy Festival. She has showcased with Standup NBC in New York at the renowned Gotham Comedy Club, making it to the semi-finals of the nation-wide competition. She's performed in festivals around the world including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, JFL42 and Chicago’s Breakout Comedy Festival.
Her solo show, 'Where You From, From?' won 'Best of Fest' at Ottawa Fringe 2023 & 'Patorn's Pick' at Toronto Fringe.
She still brags that her greatest accomplishment is the time she made a man throw up from laughing too hard.