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The Business of Comedy with Erica Sigurdson

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Presented in partnership with The Winnipeg Comedy Festival!

With twenty years in Canadian comedy, Erica Sigurdson shares some of her best practices for building your comedy business and increasing your income potential. Covering everything from negotiating fees, seeking new business, constructing a business plan, and how to handle all those fundraising requests – join Erica and others in the business to be ready to hit the ground running when restrictions lift and we can all get back to work – smarter not harder.

Erica Sigurdson is a Canadian comedian, writer, producer, and haberdasher. She is a two-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee, a Leo Award winning comedy writer and regularly featured on CBC Radio’s smash hit The Debaters. She has been performing stand-up across Canada for twenty years, has travelled to Afghanistan to entertain the troops and was a finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. She is a nine time repeat guest on the Maximum Fun show Stop Podcasting Yourself.

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