Ali Hassan is a Stand-Up Comic, Actor and Chef who has performed on stages across Canada, in the U.S., the UK and twice in the Middle East at the Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival.
Ali is the host of LAUGH OUT LOUD on CBC Radio & SiriusXM, a show with a base of over a million listeners. He is also the frequent guest-host of q - the premiere national arts & entertainment show that airs on CBC Radio One, NPR and PRX. He was also the Lead Comedy Panelist on CBC Television's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, recording over 160 episodes with the show.
He has been invited twice to perform at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and Toronto's JFL42. Ali has also performed as part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival - a set that aired on CBC Television. Ali is also a Canadian Comedy Award nominee who has taken his solo show Muslim, Interrupted to Scotland to perform at the world's largest comedy festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Since that time he has been touring the show around Canada - 30 cities and counting - to great acclaim.
Ali was also part of the Just for Laughs LIVE TOUR in the fall of 2019, hosted by Rick Mercer!
Ali has graced the Big Screen in 3 award-winning films: Breakaway, French Immersion and as the memorable Lebanese "Uncle Stevie" opposite Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel and Eugene Levy in the hockey hit GOON. He was also in the films MySpy and Mafia, Inc. in 2019.
Ali has also had recurring roles on television on Odd Squad (PBS Kids, TVO Kids, CBBC), Man Seeking Woman (FXX) Game On (YTV) and Dino Dana (Amazon Studios). Ali joined the cast of CTV's Cardinal, as a recurring character, starred in ABC's 2nd season of Designated Survivor and VICE's FUBAR: Age of Computer. In 2019, he was in multiple episodes of CBS's Blood & Treasure and on Netflix in The Holiday Calendar!
A hilarious, heartfelt One Man Show
Featuring ALI HASSAN
Nelson, BC - Capitol Theatre - SATURDAY MAY 18th 2019
Cranbrook, BC - Key City Theatre - FRIDAY MAY 17th 2019
Medicine Hat, AB - The Esplanade Theatre - WEDNESDAY MAY 15th 2019
Richmond Hill, ON - Richmond Hill Centre for The Performing Arts - Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Ottawa, ON - Arts Court Theatre - Thursday November 22nd, 2018
Burlington, ON - The Burlington Performing Arts Centre - Sat, September 29th, 2018
Milton, ON - FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton - Friday, October 12th, 2018
At The Dream Cafe, Penticton, BC - June 17th, 2018
At Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Oakville, ON - Saturday, Feb. 10th, 2018
At Rose Theatre, Brampton, ON - Saturday, November 18th, 2017
At The Sanderson Centre for Performing Arts, Brantford, ON - October 3rd, 2017
At The Carleton, Halifax, NS - October 24th, 2017
At LSPU Hall, St. John's NFLD - July 14, 2017
At LULA LOUNGE in Toronto, ON - June 14th, 2017
At the "WEST END" in Winnipeg, MB
(as part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival)
April 5th, 2017
At SUGAR Nightclub in Victoria, BC
March 18th, 2017
At the CHUTZPAH Festival in Vancouver, BC
February 24th, 2017
At the HUBCAP COMEDY FESTIVAL in Moncton, NB
February 11th, 2017
At ARTESIAN THEATRE in Regina, SK
January 22nd, 2017
At WINTERRUPTION FESTIVAL in Saskatoon, SK
January 21st, 2017
At ARTS COMMON THEATRE in Calgary, AB
January 20th, 2017 - 2 shows
At FESTIVAL PLACE in Edmonton, AB
January 19th, 2017
At the EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL
From August 3rd to the 28th, 2016
As part of the JUST FOR LAUGHS Festival, 2016