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Steph Tolev        

Stand-Up & Sketch Comedian

Steph Tolev is a stand up and sketch comedian from Toronto, Canada currently living in Los Angeles. Her unique brand of absurd and personal comedy has made her an audience favorite across North America both on stage and on television. As a stand up comedian, Tolev has performed at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal four times, three of which were taped for television and air on the Comedy Network.

Tolev made her American television debut on on Comedy Central part of Bill Burr’s new show “The Ringers”. She was recently named one of Vultures “Comics You Should and Will Know” and one of Comedy Central’s “Up Next” comics to watch. She also co-wrote and co-stars in the Comedy Central web series "Steph & Deb” with comedian Deb Digiovanni. Tolev can also be seen in the Amazon show “Please Understand Me”, produced by Sarah Silverman, and was featured in season two of “Corporate” on Comedy Central. Tolev has won the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Female Stand up and was a finalist in Sirius XM’s next top comic.

Tolev was well-received at the acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe Fest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Clusterfest, Laughing Skull Festival, San Fran Sketch Fest, High Plaines, Big Sky Festival, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver Sketch Fest’s, NXNE, and JFL42. Tolev has released four albums: “So Many Wolves” in 2014 with her sketch duo Ladystache and most recently “Older & Wider”. Solo, Tolev released "Hot N’ Hungry” in 2016 and “I’m Not Well”, which was nominated for a Juno Award for Best Comedy Album.

She performed at Just For Laughs in Montreal in 2023 and launched her podcast "Steph Infection" that same year. For her podcast, Tolev interviews fellow comedians about bodily ailments.

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