Since entering the Yuk Yuks Search for Canada’s Funniest New Comic years ago, Shannon Laverty has been nominated 4 times for a Canadian comedy award.
December, 2014 Shannon was named as a top host of the year in NOW Magazine by comedy critic Glenn Sumi. She has traveled from Vancouver to St. John’s. Shannon toured Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, South Africa. Some of her favourite shows have been at community fundraisers and Military posts. She has performed at a NATO base in Germany and hopes one day to travel the world performing for all of the military personnel.
Shannon’s recent TV and Radio credits include: Laugh out Loud (CBC RADIO), Winnipeg Comedy Fest. (CBC), Listed (Much More Music), Club 54 , “Fruitopia Comedy Funfest” at Paramount Canada’s Wonderland (broadcast on CKVR-TV), The Movie Network’s Pay-Per-View comedy special “Mondo Taboo 2”, She’s So Funny and Funny Girls on the Woman’s Television Network, Comics (On CBC-appeared in 2 B roles) and Yuk Yuk’s-The Radio Show on the Telemedia Network. Shannon has also made appearances at other comedy festivals. YYC Calgary comedy festival, Sudbury LOL comedy Festival, Niagara Falls comedy Festival and the Molson Canadian Toronto Comedy Festival.
Laverty’s on stage persona is proud to be provocative. Her come-hither attitude will draw you in and her flirtatious delivery has been embraced by both sexes.