"I’d always known that comedy was what I wanted to do, but I lacked focus and had little knowledge about exactly how or where to start. Humber not only gave me the structure I needed, but connected me with like-minded individuals that I still work with (and laugh at)."
Levi MacDougall has been called “one of Canada’s finest young comics” by Time Out New York. He got his start at the Loose Moose Theatre Company in Calgary before moving to Toronto in 2000 to enroll in Humber’s Comedy Writing and Performance program. Months after graduating, Levi won the prestigious 2001 Tims Sims Encouragement Fund Award. In 2004, he recorded his own hour-long CTV Comedy Now! stand-up special, which went on to win two Canadian Comedy Awards and a Gemini Award nomination. His sketch troupe The Distractions, recorded an original pilot for The Comedy Network the following year. He’s also been a regular cast member on Hotbox, popcultured with Elvira Kurt, and The Jon Dore Television Show, too, and is also one of the founding members of the weekly Laugh Sabbath comedy series. He’s opened for legendary comedian Mort Sahl at Pop Montreal, and appeared on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show at Just For Laughs, The Boston Comedy Festival, and Comedy Death-Ray at the Upright Citizens Brigade. He currently lives in L.A. where he writes for Comedy Central’s Important Things with Demetri Martin.