Traveling From: Toronto
Fees:$2,501 - $5,000
Craig Lauzon is one of Canada’s top character performers. He is a Canadian actor, writer, comedian, and member of the Royal Canadian Air Farce. Craig Lauzon is of Ojibwa descent.
Experience: Ottawa raised Craig Lauzon entered the alternative sketch comedy scene in 1996. In 1999, Craig Lauzon was nominated for the prestigious Tim Sims Encouragement Award – a yearly prize given to promising comedic talent in Toronto. Since then Craig Lauzon has performed at It’s Always Something the Gilda’s Club Gala, Raising The Roof, Hubcap Comedy Festival, We’re Funny That Way and the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Craig is a regular cast member on CBC’s Air Farce LIVE where he has received multiple Canadian Comedy Award nominations for both TV performance and Writing. Craig is also a member of Tonto’s Nephew’s, a comedy troupe that has performed all over the country.
In 2012, Craig performed the role of Kent in an all-aboriginal production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear at the National Arts Centre, alongside a cast that also included August Schellenberg as Lear, Tantoo Cardinal as Regan, Jani Lauzon in a dual role as Cordelia and the Fool, and Billy Merasty as Gloucester. His other credits include the films Ham & Cheese, Damaged Goods and Bull, and appearances on The Sean Cullen Show and The Ron James Show.
Performance Style: His characterizations have been described as “great Canadian comedy, quick and snarky with surreal moments of brilliance!” (John Doyle, The Globe and Mail).
Personality: “I love honesty. News bloopers, people walking into screen doors, slipping on ice, that is the stuff that kills me. That is probably why Buster Keaton is my hero: he did all his own stunts and pratfalls. Real peril – now that is funny.” — Craig Lauzon
Why hire Craig Lauzon? Craig Lauzon has spoofed famous Canadians on Royal Canadian Air Farce keep audiences in hysterics across the country. Craig brings the same energy and humour to the platform. As an MC, after-dinner act or humourous speaker, Lauzon offers a unique, rib-tickling view of our most high-profile Canadians.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Private Events, Conferences, Comedy Clubs, Comedy Festivals, Corporate Events, Festivals, Sports Events, Casino Events, Charity Events, Conventions, and Trade Shows.
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2014 – Artful Dodgers (pre-production), Osborn Zacharie (rumored)
2002 – 2012 – Royal Canadian Air Farce (TV series)
2002 – 2004 – Bakuten shoot beyblade (TV series)
2009 – 2011 – The Ron James Show (TV series)
2008 – Bull, Charlie
2004 – Ham & Cheese, Casting Complex Director (NicoPatch)
2004 – Beyblade: The Movie – Fierce Battle (video), Steven/Shadow Blader #1 (voice)
2003 – The Toronto Show (TV series) Pinko the Clown
2003 – The Seán Cullen Show (TV series)
2002 – Damaged Goods, Carl Douglas
2001 – Ham I Am (TV movie)
2000 – Chez Carla (TV series)