Hisham Kelati

Toronto, ON

Hisham Kelati is a Toronto-based standup comedian and writer known for his vivid and engaging storytelling. He is a 2022 Juno nominee for Best Comedy Album of the Year for his debut release Tigre King. He performed at Just for Laughs as part of the New Faces showcase in 2019, and that same year he was nominated for Best Taped Performance at the Canadian Comedy Awards, and won Host of the Year at the Toronto Comedy Awards.

Hisham has opened for Saturday Night Live's Chris Redd, and WTF Podcast host Marc Maron. He’s performed on CBC Radio’s Accent on Toronto and CBC’s The Debaters, has written for CBC's hit sketch show TallBoyz, and can currently be seen on CBC's The New Wave of Stand-up and CTV’s The Stand Up Show with Jon Dore! He can also be heard on his food and comedy podcast Bites and Bits on The Sonar Network.