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Chanty Marostica

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Chanty Marostica, formerly known as Chantel Marostica, is a Canadian stand-up comedian,[1] who won SiriusXM Canada's Top Comic competition in 2018[2] and received a Juno Award nomination for Comedy Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2019 for The Chanty Show.[3]

Marostica came out as non-binary in 2016, and uses gender-neutral pronouns.[4]

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba,[2] they are currently based in Toronto, Ontario.[2] They organize a number of events for LGBTQ comedians, including Church Street Comedy nights at Pegasus, and the touring comedy show Queer and Present Danger.[1]

Marostica won Best Standup and Best Comedy Album (The Chanty Show) at the 2019 Canadian Comedy Awards.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Trans comedian Chanty Marostica is reinventing the landscape of stand-up — and it's about damn time". CBC Arts, October 10, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Winnipeg comedian named top comic at national competition". CBC News Winnipeg, September 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Shawn Mendes and the Weeknd lead the 2019 Juno nominations". CBC Music, January 29, 2019.
  4. ^ "Bye-bye, boobies". Winnipeg Free Press, December 22, 2016.
  5. ^ "Nominations & Awards Archives". Canadian Comedy Awards. 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.