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1-800-899-9136, ext 2232
Howard Wagman
Howard Wagman
Corporate Talent Agent for Eastern Ontario and Quebec.

Howard has close to 35 years experience as a Club Manager, Talent Developer and Booking Agent. His passion for comedy and his extensive experience 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 club 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) 262-3800
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Tony Krolo
Tony Krolo
Booking Agent for all Canadian Comedy Festivals and also for Corporate Events in Ontario

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 x2225
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Kelly D'Amour
Kelly D'Amour
Booking Agent for Western Canada

Kelly joined the Yuk Yuk’s corporate team in 2008 and is now the the Western Canadian office manager and booking agent for the On Tour and Corporate divisions. Based out of Calgary, she handles BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and The Territories. Kelly started as a stand-up back in 1986 but gave it up to raise a family... Years later, working as a bookkeeper, Kelly's love of comedy prompted her to follow her dream to work at something she loved, so when the opportunity opened up with Yuk Yuks, she jumped at the chance. You will often find this comedy nerd around the local clubs and scene, watching her favorite acts, performing occasionally and monitoring the development of the comics. Not only does this little dynamo know funny, but she knows business, and will help find the perfect fit for your fundraisers, Christmas parties, corporate events or your bar gigs. Her passion and knowledge of the industry shows through in her commitment to her clients. Call her, you won’t be disappointed.

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 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) 406-9705
Email Kathleen

Ariel Kagan
Ariel Kagan
Booking Agent for Colleges, Universities and Yuk Yuk's On Tour

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: 1.416.967.6431 xt 2232 / 1.800.899.9136 xt 2232
Email Ariel

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
Email Tracey

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