Traveling From: Toronto
Fees:up to $2,500
Aisha Alfa is a stand-up comedian, actor, motivational speaker and life coach. Aisha is making a name for herself in the Canadian comedy, hosting, and acting scenes.
Experience: Born in Nigeria, Aisha Alfa was raised in Winnipeg and is now based in Toronto, Ontario..In the three short years since breaking out as a comic, Aisha won Winnipeg’s Funniest Person with a Day Job Award and was one of the top five Winnipeg finalists for Canada’s Next Top Comic. She received a nomination for the Woman of Distinction Award and was a finalist for the Future Leaders of Manitoba Award (in the Arts Category)
You may have seen Alfa performing at clubs around Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Calgary. She has also performed at The Comedy Store(San Diego, CA), The Las Vegas Comedy Show (Las Vegas, NV) and Big Al’s Comedy Club (Las Vegas, NV). She has performed at many festivals, most notably Just For Laughs(2013), NXNE (2013), Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2012 & 2013),Winnipeg Folk Fest (2012 & 2013), Winnipeg Improv Festival(2012) and the Winnipeg Fringe Festival (2011, 2012 & 2013).
Alfa is the former host of WFPtv, an online lifestyle show, and a featured comedian in the documentary Sign Up & Stand Up. Television appearances include Degrassi: The Next Generation andVideo on Trial on Much Music and Week Thus Far on Shaw TV. She was featured in the comedy documentary Sign Up & Stand Up.
Alfa’s other passion is soccer. She won Manitoba Soccer Outstanding Player of the Year in 2012. She played varsity soccer at University of Alberta, winning gold (2001) and silver (1999 & 2002) and represented Canada at FISU World University Games in Daegu, South Korea (2003). She played with the Ottawa Fury, part of the North American semi-professional soccer league (2003 & 2004) and was the only female player in Seoul, Korea’s men’s league (2005-2007).
Personality: Aisha loves laughing and hates bananas. Aisha believes that you become the best at what you do when you find an undying love for it!!! Her key message is to find the FUN in your life and enjoy the crap out of it! She encourages everyone to rock who they are by owning it all (the good, the bad, the ugly & the fabulous
Performance Style: Aisha Alfa’s comedy is worldly, energetic, and silly with a positive perspective. She weaves through her childhood experiences as a bi-racial youngster in Winnipeg, growing curly hair and other randomly relate-able observations, from dating to Santa Clause.
Why hire Aisha Alfa? Aisha is a professional at making events fun, exciting and talked about! As a host, speaker, and comedian who has worked with organizations, corporations and teams throughout Canada, the USA and Internationally, her specialty is making good events AMAZING! Whether it’s a music festival, charity fundraiser, holiday party or comedy club, Aisha is your answer for entertainment that builds the abs! Alfa was honoured to be a TEDx Manitoba speaker in 2012 and host/MC in 2013. She speaks on the topics of laughter, simplicity and being true to your authenticity. As a comedian, actor, and MC she has a definite presence on a stage and engages audiences from 20-2,000!
Works Well in this Type of Event: Community Events, Private Events, Universities and Colleges, Corporate Events, Conferences, Conventions, Festivals, Comedy Clubs, and Charity Events.
Contact: You can request information on our entertainment options through our on-line request form. Or, you can call us Toll Free at 1.800.693.6665
Awards + Accolades
2012 WIN: Manitoba Soccer Outstanding Player of the Year
2011 WIN: Winnipeg’s Funniest Person with a Day Job Winner
2011 FINALIST: Winnipeg Top 5 Finalist for SIRIUS XM Canada’s Next Top Comic
2011 NOMINATION: Woman of Distinction Award
2011 FINALIST: Future Leaders of Manitoba Award (Arts Category)
2011 FINALIST: Winnipeg’s Gone Wacky
2011, 2012 & 2013: NOMINATION: Best Actress at the Winnipeg Film Festival.
“Aisha had our audience erupting with laughter! She kicked off the evening with energy and levity and everyone was talking about her during intermission, which is a really great sign. I would definitely hire her again!”
Marianne Siemens, Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre FabFem Fundraiser Event Committee Member