Mark Bennett (Headliner)
Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Mark Bennett began his career in entertainment as a stand-up comic in Ottawa. He stayed in Ottawa for 10 months, before relocating to the Toronto comedy scene in 2004. Mark quickly emerged as one of the best new talents in Canada and performed at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Mark moved to Los Angeles in 2007 to explore the exciting world of film production. He wrote, directed, and produced his first feature movie in January 2009, just a few months after he graduated from the Hollywood Film Institute. Mark has been featured on Star TV, the Comedy Network, CBC, and recently at the Los Angeles International Comedy Festival. Mark Bennett is now based in Toronto where he spends most of his time in the editing room or performing stand-up comedy. Mark’s nice guy approach combined with his exceptional wit and imagination that sees no boundaries have charmed audiences across North America.


Ron Vaudry
Ron Vaudry, was born 1956, looked around and said, “You can’t be serious!” Never the class clown, but rather making fun of the class clown, Ron found his niche. Finding the opportunity to perform on stage for the first time in 1979 on labour day weekend in a small club in Montreal for the Jerry Lewis Joke-a-thon.Twelve noon to twelve midnight, all proceeds going to Muscular Dystrophy. "Good deposit in the karma bank!", he thought. Performing twelve sets that day, the hook was set and he never looked back. Quickly becoming a forerunner on the Canadian comedy scene. Ron has appeared on numerous television shows in Canada, The United States, and the UK, as well as many of the top Comedy Festivals around the world. An uncompromising master in his field of hard hitting social and political satire, Ron’s reputation as a comic’s comic has not detered audiences from enjoying his unique comedic perspective around the world.