Gilson Lubin Toronto Comedian
AFTER DINNER COMEDIAN
Gilson Lubin Bio
Heralded as the ‘new face of comedy’ by Sun TV (2009), Gilson Lubin, a Canadian comedy award winner and Premier Award nominee, has racked up an impressive resume since emerging onto the field. His performances include SPIKE TV’s ‘Spike Da Mic’ competition, the prestigious and world-renowned Just For Laughs festival has opened for Dave Chapelle at Massey Hall.
Following his appearance on HBO’s Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam this former host and writer of MTV’s “Word From The Street” has also ventured into production of live events including Buncha Bad Apples, No Strings Attached, Sugar & Hate special for MTV and as of late ‘A Night Of Comedy’ – the new hit stand-up showcase in Canada’s entertainment capital of Toronto.
Encouraged by friends and family, the St. Lucian export was encouraged to take a serious crack at stand-up in 2001 and has strongly represented his Caribbean roots, as well as his Canadian upbringing in his unique brand of comedy. Other appearances include the Comedy Network and CTV’s Comedy Now, CBC’s Laugh Out Loud, Halifax Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival and Comedy Centrals Premium Blend.
Canadian Comedy Award winner
He has that intangible quality that separates the truly incredible from the merely great. – Toronto Star
New face of Comedy – Sun TV
Winner of SPIKE TV’s ‘Spike Da Mic’ contest
As seen on Comedy Network, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, CBC and HBO
Gilson Lubin is changing the face of TV just as he’s shaken up the world of stand-up since he burst onto the scene. – Now Magazine
A phenomenal comedian. – Bob Sumner, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam Producer
Gilson Lubin has the poise of a top-notch comic but his affability and charisma reach beyond mere technique…Gilson has the potential to be Canada’s next big contribution to comedy. He has the intangible quality that separates the truly incredible from the merely great. – Toronto Star