Vanier Class Clown Is Now A Top 
Comic And Comedy Club Owner

Vanier alum Rick Bronson has been performing his award winning comedy across the globe to critical acclaim. Rick’s incredible show and likeable personality made him one of the most sought after performers in North America.

His one-man show has five times earned him COCA Comedian of the Year. He has won an AMPIA award for Best TV Host for his work on the award winning series The Tourist.

His one-hour special for The Comedy Network and CTV was the highest rated special in the network’s history at the time it aired. Rick has appeared many times at the prestigious Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and has also worked with some of the biggest comedy and music acts in the world including, Spinal Tap, Phyllis Diller, Martin Short and The Smothers Brothers.

Recent Update

Rick was the subject of a feature article from 2012 which describes how he has also gone on to become quite the entrepreneur, opening comedy clubs in both the West Edmonton Mall (The Comic Strip), as well as one in the Mall of America in Bloomingdon, Minnesota (House of Comedy). Read the article in full.

Quotes about Rick Bronson

“Bronson is bright, brash, cheeky and well on his way to becoming a star.” – Tony Atherton, TV Week

“Rick is loud, energetic and eccentric but that’s what makes the comedic genius so much fun to watch.” – Davy Palumbo, Et Cetera

“I have seen few performers ignite a room like Rick Bronson. He had the audience holding their sides and gasping for air.” – David Moroz, Oakland University

“The show was a smashing success and a great start to what will now be a permanent live entertainment night. I would recommend to any events programmer of entertainment buyer that they make every effort to book Rick for their school. He is a class act.” – Chris Grout, Events Programmer, Carleton University

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