Double Threat: Juliana Rodrigues & Moe Ismail
At only 15 years old, Juliana Rodrigues began her career as a stand-up comedian and over the last decade, her accomplishments rival those twice her age. In the summer of 2021 Juliana was chosen as one of Just For Laugh’s New Faces at the Montreal Festival. This was after her first TV taping for JFL as part of The Stand-up Show with Jon Dore in late 2020 and in December of 2021 she filmed her second taping for JFL and CBC’s New Wave of Stand-up. Juliana made her CBC Radio debut at the 2019 Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival, performed at the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in 2020 and in the spring of 2022 at the Big Sound Comedy Festival she recorded again for CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud. Currently, Juliana can be heard on Just For Laugh’s Originals on SiriusXM and her podcast, “All Good Podcast” made the "Top 10 Comedy Podcasts" list as part of TRNTO in 2020. She has opened for Rich Vos, Ramon Rivas, and Gerry Dee, her work has been featured on ‘The National’ and in the Toronto Star and back in 2016 she participated in the Cleveland Comedy Festival where she was named as a finalist at "Best of Fest".
Moe Ismail has been touring across Canada and the U.S. for over a decade. His comedic style has often been described as energetic, diverse, and most of all, authentic. Moe has been featured on SiriusXM, NXNE Festival, and has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in Canadian comedy. His material draws from his experiences as an Egyptian immigrant growing up in Canada, being a teacher, and various other life struggles. Throughout the years, Moe has gained local and national recognition, while establishing a loyal following.>