The CELEBRITY GALA - Saturday January 18 - for the 7th annual Icebreakers Comedy Festival at White Oaks Resort promises to be a star studded evening with Gemini award winning actor and comedian from This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Newfoundland's own Shaun Majumder. With opening act K. Trevor Wilson, best known as Squirly Dan from Letterkenny, this show will be the event of the fest!
Join us for the After Party at 10pm in the Grand Event Hall with DJ Blake Blecher. Cash bar. Open to all attendees.
A star from Crave TV’s award winning Letterkenny, he’s also appeared on What Would Sal Do, Showcases' Billable Hours, NBC’s Darcy’s Wildlife and A&E’s Breakout Kings. As a stand up comedian he’s performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central’s Roast Battles and multiple times at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
His debut album, SexCop FirePenis reached the top of the iTunes Comedy Charts and was named Best Taped Live Performance at the 2016 Canadian Comedy Awards. His latest release, Sorry! (A Canadian Album) debuted at #1 on iTunes and was nominated for a 2018 Juno Award. An award-winning comedian, Wilson received the 2012 Irwin Barker Homegrown award at Just For Laughs, the 2014 and 2015 COCA Comedian of the Year and was named Canada’s Best Male Stand Up at the 2015 Canadian Comedy Awards.
In the summer of 2018 he taped his first Netflix special as part of the Comedians of the World series that was released New Year’s day 2019.
Host and Gemini Award-winning actor/comedian Shaun Majumder hails from Burlington, Newfoundland (population 350). He starred in the Farrelly Brothers Fox comedy Unhitched in 2008 before his Comedy Central Presents special debuted; he’s since appeared on 24, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, and is a cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
His documentary series Majumder Manor told the story of his dream to transform his home town into a high-end, sustainable tourist destination and ran for 2 seasons on the W Network.
Film credits include Harold and Kumar go to White Castle, The Ladies Man, Pushing Tin, Purpose and Bob Funk, and he’s hosted the Just for Laughs Comedy festival TV series for three seasons. He currently splits his time between Los Angeles, Halifax and Newfoundland.