At 22 years old, D.J. Mausner is already an award-winning stand-up, sketch, and improv comedian. Mixing her bleak observations and surreal, intricately described fears, she uses characters and anecdotes of extreme anxiety to remind the audience that life is indeed a brief death. Fun!
D.J.’s harrowing sincerity has placed her has co-winner of the Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition 2017 and has landed her spots at OFF-JFL, the Women in Comedy Festival (Boston), The Big City Improv Festival (Toronto), The Del Close Marathon (New York), and led her to headline at the Mprov Festival (Montreal), The Women’s Funny Festival (Chicago), and The Sketch Republic (Montreal). In 2016 she won the Just For Laughs Award for Best Comedy at the Montreal Fringe Festival for ATM: The Musical, which she co-wrote and musically directed, as well as the Best New Troupe Award at Montreal Sketchfest with her sketch troupe Cousins. She is the associate artistic director at the Montreal Improv Theatre, the creator and producer of Theatre Sainte-Catherine’s flagship show, Joketown and its offshoot Good Times City, co-host and co-producer of the podcast Experts, and thinks that actually, it is cool to care.