Kate Barron is a London-based stand-up comedian and writer who has toured across internationally. Born in Vancouver, she started her comedy career while living in Toronto and working as an art dealer.
Kate has been named one to watch my multiple national Canadian media outlets including the Toronto Star and CBC. She has been invited to perform in JFL42 in Toronto, Off Just For Laughs + Zoofest in Montreal, SheDot Festival, NXNE, SirusXM Top Comic Canada, HBO's Women in Comedy Festival in Boston, Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festivals, and became the first woman to win the Toronto Comedy Brawl in its 9-year history, beating out over 400 other comedians. Kate has continued to stand out, winning multiple competitions including The Comedy Store’s notorious King Gong show in London UK, and the Brantford Comedy Festival’s Rising Star title, before being asked to join the roster of Yuk Yuk’s, Canada’s largest, and most recognized comedy brand! Kate was nominated as “Notable Stand-Up Comedian” of the year through the Notable Life Awards, and nominated for Breakout Comedian of the Year by the I Heart Jokes Awards.
“Her warmth and sincerity give her a special ability to connect with an audience.”
“Her warmth and sincerity give her a special ability to connect with an audience.” Ian Atlas