Traveling From: Winnipeg
Fees:up to $2,500
Dean Jenkinson is a Gemini-nominated and Canadian Comedy Award-winning comedian and comedy writer who’s just finished in his fourth season writing for CBC’s “This Hour Has 22 Minutes”. He is Winnipegger and proud of it. He tours the country regularly performing his unique brand of stand-up in clubs from coast to coast.
Dean Jenkinson Comedy Experience
Since starting his comedy career over a decade ago, Dean Jenkinson has gone on to television appearances on The Comedy Network’s Comedy at Club 54 and Global’s Comedy on Stage. In 1998, Dean Jenkinson was featured in his own 30-minute episode of CBC’s COMICS. CBC news viewers recognize Dean Jenkinson his award winning satirical commentaries on shows like Canada Now and Saturday Report. He is heard every Friday morning on CBC Manitoba’s Information Radio as The Headliner singing an original comedy song from the week’s headlines. Dean has also appeared at The Winnipeg Folk Festival as a main stage host since 1999. His 1998 play How Do You Know When You’re Done along with Al Rae was named among the Top Ten at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival. Dean Jenkinson is also a sought-after comedy writer, having written on the Global TV sitcom “Big Sound” and the CBC Radio programs “What a Week” and “The Irrelevant Show”. He is a staff comedy writer for CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Television / Film / Radio
The Royal Canadian Air Farce – CBC Television – 2003
The Western Alienation Comedy Hour – CBC Television – 2003
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival Prairie Crop – CBC – 2002
Comedy Street – Now TV – 2001
It’s a Living – CBC Television – 1999
COMICS! – CBC Television – 1998
Madly Off In All Directions (Featured Performer) – CBC Radio 1 – 1998
Comedy at Club 54 – Comedy Network – 1997
Definitely Not The Opera – CBC Radio
Stage Appearances With
Great Big Sea
“Weird Al”” Yankovic
Comedy Style of Dean Jenkinson
Dean Jenkinson is a classy gentleman with a sharp, intelligent and humor-filled act. He is the epitome of a Canadian entertainer; smart and witty with a delicate delivery that slides the punch line into your eager ears.
Why Hire Dean Jenkinson?
Comedian Dean Jenkinson delivers a clean comedy performance… He’ll make you think. He’ll make you laugh. He’ll make you think you’re laughing.
Works Well in this Type of Event
Special Events, Corporate Events, Private Events, Casino Shows, Charity Events, Celebrity Speaking Events, Conventions, Trade Shows, and Award Shows.
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
“Thank you for an excellent performance last night at our conference. As in the previous times we’ve hired you for special events, you were able to get the crowd laughing hysterically and raise their spirits. You’re becoming the entertainer of choice for the City of Winnipeg. It’s always great to end an evening on such a positive note and have people buzzing about your performance for days afterward. I would highly recommend your services to anyone wanting to entertain a group of people at any kind of gathering or conference.”
Canadian Public Works Association – Manitoba Chapter
“Thank you for an excellent performance that left our customers laughing out of their seats, even though it was only 8am!”?
Canadian Tourism Commission
“Top-notch entertainment your comedy was unsurpassed by any others we have had. When people are re-telling the comic’s stuff three days later you know he has had an impact.”
Western Canada Dental Association
“The Sears group found your show very funny and entertaining, they wanted to keep you on stage longer.”
“We wish to express to Dean’s future clients a hearty recommendation, and to ensure them that they can be confident of a great performance by a sensitive and capable professional.”?
“You did an amazing performance! I would highly recommend your show for any church non-profit group at any time. You are an entertainment with a keen sense of your crowd in a few moments, and communicate very effectively. You are great!”
Youth For Christ, Steinbach