‘A one-woman,tour de forced-entry,Colette Kendall is not a woman to be trifled with. Her tongue is sharper than a vodka high colonic’Xtra Magazine. ‘a fearless performer..her candour is often shocking but it’s also hilarious’…The Georgia Straight…‘brash,sassy and funny’ says Winnipeg’s Uptown Magazine.
Just a few years ago Hamiltonian housewife and mom to 3,Colette Kendall,tucked her kids into bed and made her standup debut. Today,she tours across Canada to rave reviews and sold out houses with her smash hit one woman shows,Tippi Seagram’s Happy Hour, Who’s Afraid of Tippi Seagram? and The Cockwhisperer-A Love Story. Colette has twice garnered a nomination for a prestigious Canadian Comedy Award for Best One Person show.
Colette has trained in improvisation with the Staircase and Second City Theatre companies. She has been a member of both the Staircase,Bad Dog and Impatient theatre mainstage casts. Colette has a passion for live theatre and received a career highlight when she was cast alongside Laverne and Shirley’s,Cindy Williams and Three’s Company’s,Joyce DeWitt,in the Stage West production of The Vagina Monologues. She has appeared in several festival featured award winning independent films as well as the HBO/Julia Roberts produced Major motion picture Kit Kittredge:An American Girl Mystery. Colette performs stand-up as both a headliner and emcee throughout Southern Ontario. She is a featured act at The House of Comedy and Club 54. She was also a Finalist in the Canada-Wide Corner Gas Comic Genius Contest Colette currently is the Executive Director of The Staircase Theatre,Hamilton,in which she books and creates programming in excess of 100 events monthly,incubating both new and established local talent,festivals and workshops.