Roster Acts - Winston Spear

Winston Spear

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Winston Spear

Winston Spear is a unique comedian with a deep deadpan delivery who has been called the King of the Obscure. Although his slightly disturbed sensibility makes him a sure-fire hit, there is a certain charisma that endears Winston Spear to audiences of all ages when he performs.

Winston was a a semi finalist for
NBC's Last Comic Standing in 2008 and Winner of the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Stand-up Comic. Winston has been performing in comedy clubs and festivals throughout North America for more than two decades. In fact, comedy once took him to the United Arab Emirates to perform. He's appeared a number of times at the Just for Laughs Festival in Toronto and Montreal, the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, and the Halifax Comedy Festival.

Winston's experience extends into a variety of television and film projects. He has been featured on Comedy Now!, Comics!, Open Mike with Mike Bullard and with his sketch troupe Lame & Shooster on SketchCom. He was a regular cast member and staff writer on CTV and The Comedy Network's hit sketch show
Comedy Inc., and has also written and performed his own video shorts entitled Crack Doll House being featured on sketch series The Bobroom on The Comedy Network. Winston has also been a guest star on CBC's long running Air Farce, The Holmes Show, as Winston the Cellar Dweller on the 6-part series The Sean Cullen Show and on Toronto 1's The Toronto Show.

One of his dance pieces has become a top video on
YouTube and Google Videos resulting in an appearance in the Barenaked Ladies video "The Sound of Your Voice" which premiered on Youtube. Winston refers to his ability to incorporate physical comedy into his act as "comedic modern dance."

He most recently brought his hit Dancycle Production of “TOYS!” to both the Montreal and Toronto Fringe Festivals.

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