Best known for her rapier wit on CBC Radio’s smash hit The Debaters, Vancouver-based comedian Erica Sigurdson is a dominating force in the Canadian Comedy Scene. In 2015 she was named Funniest Female Comedian at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, at which she filmed her 5th Winnipeg Comedy Fest Television set. Her comedy festival credits include Montreal Just For Laughs, Winnipeg, Halifax, St. John’s, Moncton, P.E.I., Sudbury and Vancouver Comedy Festivals.
In addition to countless televised festival appearances, Erica has recorded her own Comedy Now! Special for CTV as well visiting Kandahar in 2006 to record a television special for CBC called Stand-Up in Kandahar which aired in the spring of 2007.
Erica just finished working as a story editor on season one of the new CBC comedy Mr. D. She has also written for a CTV television variety-show pilot, CBC situational comedy pilot and most notably co-wrote The 21rst Annual Gemini Awards for which she and co-writer Peter Kelamis were awarded a Leo Award for ‘Best Screenwriting in a Comedy, Music or Variety Program or Series’.
Erica is a regular contributor to CBC radio programs, including The Current and Definitely Not The Opera and has been featured on the smash-hit radio show The Debaters a record twenty times.