Alex Nussbaum has presented himself comedically across the Canadian entertainment landscape. From his standup debut on CTV/Comedy Network's Comedy Now to his follow-up on CBC's Just for Laughs and Vancouver Comedyfest, through his appearances on Video On Trial and numerous Canadian & U.S. national TV ads, Alex is a familiar face, and voice. His debut comedy CD, Absolutely Free!*, continues to run in heavy rotation throughout North America on SiriusXM. He's also received a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for Best Male Stand-up and was chosen Best Comedy Show of the Year in Toronto's NOW Magazine.
While performing standup, Alex continues to provide numerous character voices for animated programs on Teletoon and the Cartoon Network, most notably over two dozen guest voices on Pink Panther and Pals including the supporting lead, "Big Nose”.
Nussbaum is not new to animation. Back in in his day-job days, he worked on the drawing side of things - designing characters, props, locations or whatever new hat the main character happened to be wearing that episode. He did this over several years for many shows including Magic School Bus, George & Martha, and that Ace Ventura cartoon a few people watched.
After a short time away from stand-up, Nussbaum returned to the stage with his debut one man show at the Toronto Fringe Festival, "Handbook to the Future: A Brave New Worrier”, which won Patrons' Pick.
Alex is excited to have recently released his latest album, "A Number of Bits", at the North By Northeast Music and Arts Festival as well as digitally on iTunes, which he is now touring. Fortunately, Alex's excitement doesn't end there, and he's able to reserve a little more excitement for the recent airing of his second Just for Laughs gala on CBC.
*Not actually free
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Dec 31: New Year's Eve Comedy Extravaganza - Massey Hall, Toronto - 7:30pm
Nov 22: Theatre 311 - Listowel - 8pm
"a number of bits" ALBUM TOUR
Nov 13-15: Yuk Yuks St. John's, NL
Nov 6-8: Yuk Yuks Halifax
Oct 24-25: Yuk Yuks London
Oct 16-18: Yuk Yuks Niagara Falls
Oct 9-11: Yuk Yuks Montreal
Sept 26-27: Yuk Yuks Vaughan
Sept 4-6: Yuk Yuks Ottawa
Aug 19-23 & 26-30: Rumor's Comedy Club, Winnipeg
Aug 8-9: Yuk Yuks Edmonton
July 30-Aug 2: Yuk Yuks Calgary
CD RELEASE PARTY - NXNE FESTIVAL
June 19 @ 8pm - Studio Bar - 824 Dundas St. W., Toronto
May 29-31: Yuk Yuks Mississauga
April 11-12: Yuk Yuks Kitchener
April 2-6: Yuk Yuks Toronto - Comedy Album taping
My newly released second comedy album, "A Number of Bits" is now available - just click on the STORE button or you can download it on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, or just get an ol'-fashioned compact sound disk. I just finished touring the album out east and will be heading west to spread the laughter within the next few months so go ahead, check out my SHOWS, and sign yourself up to my email list for future news and other fun.
Otherwise, you can hear my first album on Sirius XM satellite radio across North America and my second Just for Laughs gala aired on CBC and is now on their website. If you're in Toronto, come see me perform as part of the New Year's Eve Comedy Extravaganza at Massey Hall on December 31st. Click here for tickets.
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