Derek  Supple

Derek Supple

National Sales Director and Yuk Yuk's On Tour Booking Agent Central/Western Ontario

Remember how hard you used to laugh? It’s time you laughed like that again... and Derek can help. He has worked with Yuk Yuk’s as a comedian since the 90’s and as an agent since 2005. Now the National Sales Director for Yuks Yuk’s Corporate Comedy and Yuk Yuk’s On Tour, Derek combines his background in accounting, customer service training and stand-up, and has assembled a team of dedicated agents who share a passion for comedy. A team that knows comedy and wants to share the gifts of our immensely talented Canadian stand-up comics with you and your people. Derek’s team understands the importance of finding the right comedian for you and will work with you to help make you look good, without breaking your budget.

Derek continues to book comedy shows in Ontario, including fundraisers, hotels, resorts and pubs. Email him for more information; you’ll be glad you did.


Phone:
1-800-899-9136 x244
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Howard Wagman

Howard Wagman

Corporate Talent Agent Eastern Ontario and Quebec.

Howard Wagman has close to 35 years experience as a Club Manager, Talent Developer and Booking Agent. His passion for comedy and his extensive experience in the field, both in Canada and abroad, helps to make Howard one of the most respected talent agents in the country. Howard is responsible for booking all corporate events as well as all public shows in Eastern Ontario and Quebec. Howard currently resides in Ottawa where he also manages the local Yuk Yuk's clubs, and has developed one of Canada's most successful New Talent Nights for over 25 years, with past alumni including Norm MacDonald, Jeremy Hotz and Jon Dore.

Phone:
(613) 236-5233
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Tony Krolo

Tony Krolo

Booking Agent for Corporate Events - Ontario and Canadian Comedy Festivals

After 25 years of being a Stand Up Comic with Yuk Yuk’s, touring all over the world in venues big and small, live and on TV, Tony Krolo needed to sit down. So he joined Head Office and became our Corporate and Festival Booker. Having worked with every Comic on our Roster and having done every type of gig imaginable, Tony knows exactly who would be right for your function. Feel free to use his knowledge to your benefit.


Phone:
1-800-899-9136 x225
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Kelly D'Amour

Kelly D'Amour

Booking Agent for BC, Alberta, Manitoba and the Territories

Kelly is one of the corporate and On Tour agents for Western Canada working out of the Calgary office.  She is the booking agent for Yuk Yuk’s On Tour Shows and private corporate shows in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and The Territories. Kelly is the office manager for the western office and she thinks she's funny too!

Phone:
(403) 252-0645
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Kathleen O'Brien

Kathleen O'Brien

Booking Agent for Northern Ontario

Kathleen joined Funny Business Inc. after having worked at the Ottawa Yuk Yuk's as the Club Manager for five years.  Her knowledge of the comedians allowed her to effortlessly make the transition into booking Agent for Comedy Now!, The Debators and her current position as booking agent for Northern Ontario.  A Northern gal herself, Kathleen will help you make your bash a smash, assist with fundraising ideas and spice up your corporate events!

Phone:
(613) 236-5233
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Ariel  Kagan

Ariel Kagan

Booking Agent - Colleges and Universities

Ariel moved to Canada in late 2012 with the intention of infiltrating and consuming comedy. Having worked as a music agent and promoter in his home town of Johannesburg, South Africa, he first tasted his love of Comedy by producing a weekly comedy show at a bar he operated with his friends. Ariel has not looked back since, using his Artist Management certificate from Berklee’s Online programs Ariel found himself eager to work with and for comedians to bring funny to places that need it.

With Ariel’s pulse firmly on the finger of the Canadian Comedy scene, Ariel can help your College, University or Special Event find the perfect comedian to cater to your needs. 

Phone:
1.416.697.6431 xt 232 / 1.800.899.9136 xt 232
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Tracey Comeau

Tracey Comeau

Booking Agent for Atlantic Canada

Teacher by day…comedy agent by night!  Tracey joined the Yuk Yuk’s team as a club co-manager in 2007 when she had nothing better to do on her summer vacation.  She enjoyed the laughs so much, that she climbed the Funny Business ladder and became Atlantic Canada’s booking agent in March, 2010.

If you are looking for a new fundraising idea or don't know how to spice up your corporate event, contact Tracey, your Atlantic Canada Agent for more details:  tracey@yukyuks.com


Phone:
506-866-0744
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Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Booking Agent For Saskatchewan

Joe began his career with Yuk Yuk's working in the box office of the Calgary Club at the impressionable age of 18. Joe's dedication and hard work were rewarded with promotions to Office Manager, Controller, Club Manager and eventually General Manager. In 2008, Joe moved his family to Saskatchewan to work with the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority. At SIGA he worked with the Entertainment Coordinator booking bands and comedy shows into six Saskatchewan based casinos. Joe has now returned to the Funny Business' family and as our new Booking Agent for Saskatchewan, he is responsible for all Yuk Yuk's On Tour shows and Yuk Yuk's Corporate shows in the province.

Phone:
1-306-480-8252
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Jessica Guinty

Jessica Guinty

National Club Booking Agent

Jessica has been a member of the Yuk Yuk's family for years. She started as a waitress in the clubs, where her love of comedy truly began. Jessica then took the leap from the ground zero at the club level to the Yuk Yuk's Head Office where she started as an assistant to the Vice President. From there, her career within the company has been steadily growing. Today, Jessica is the National Club Talent Co-ordinator, booking Yuk Yuk's comedians coast to coast.

Phone:
1-800-899-9136 x228
Send email to Jessica