Introducing Gavin… A Close Encounter with Comedy

Gavin Stephens has filmed multiple one-man specials for CTV and the Comedy Network, and recently performed with Reggie Watts at #JFL42. He’s toured as a sought out headliner, all over North America, the U.K and South Africa. Gavin was also named Best Stand-Up Comedian in NOW Magazine’s Readers Choice Poll, 2010.

For five seasons he was a lead actor and writer on the Gemini-nominated sketch show Comedy Inc. on CTV. A multi-media sensation, Gavin has appeared at international festivals like Montreal’s Just For Laughs and Austin’s SXSW  alongside indie comedy legends Margaret Cho, Janeane Garofalo and Marc Maron. He’s also has appeared on CBC’s The Debaters as well as being a finalist in the SiriusXM Top comic competition.

Steel City Stories on DNTO!


Photo credit: Terry Asma, DNTO/CBC

CBC’s Definitely Not the Opera came to town a few weeks ago, where Steel City Stories alumni Deirdre Pike told a powerful story about self acceptance. You can listen to the full broadcast and see more photos here.

After the live broadcast, you’ll get to hear Steel City Stories Alumni Robin McKee, recorded at the Steel City Stories’ Brushes with Greatness at Christ Church Cathedral on James Street North on the night of November 1, 2013, tells his story about finding unexpected greatness.


Photo credit: Terry Asma, DNTO/CBC