Biography

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Cassie Cao is a Canadian Comedy Award winning standup comedian and actor based in Toronto. She was selected to be part of the inaugural group of New Faces: Canada at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival in 2019. She is also a recipient of the 2018 NBC Second City Diversity Fellowship, and is now teaching and understudying with the Second City Education Company. Cassie performs standup across Canada with Yuk Yuk’s and has been featured on Sirius XM’s Top Comic, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, Toronto Sketchfest, Big City Improvfest, Camp Wavelength Festival, the Mirvish CAA Theatre, and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Her satirical writing can be seen published on CBC Comedy.

Cassie was formerly an economist and has years of experience telling jokes about the interest rate to prominent Canadian policy makers.

Follow Cassie on social media @thecassiecao.