The Sketch Republic presents : Hypnosis
Théâtre Sainte-Catherine presents

The Sketch Republic presents : Hypnosis

March 23rd 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Doors: 7:30 pm
For more information about this event, please contact Théâtre Sainte-Catherine at theatrestecatherine@gmail.com or at +1 514-284-3939.

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Take a slow a deep breath, and allow yourself to relax. When you breath out, close your eyes, and then open your eyes breath in. Let go, DRIFT. Let your mind become still and tranquil, until everything fades away EXCEPT THIS SPELLBINDING SKETCH COMEDY SHOW.

Let us mezmerize you with laughs! This hypnosis won't put you to sleep, you'll need to stay awake so you don't fall off the edge or your seat from chortle convulsions!

Don't close your eyes because you're about to get bewitched by some of the best sketch comedy in the country!

Featuring:

All the way from Canada's capital of Magic tricks, Toronto:  Jon Blair!
The captivating duo of illusion Employees of the Year 
Featuring solo sketch from SECRET SKETCH PERSON TBA 
And hosted by everyone's favorite diabolical duo:  Martha Graham & Nicky Fournier  as v. famous hypnotists

*Bring your own illusions

Saturday March 23rd, 8PM
Theatre Sainte Catherine Café-Bar (Berri UQAM Metro)

Stick around after the show for more sketch with Rat's Nest - A Dragon's Den Parody sort of
https://www.facebook.com/events/361077574488509/

About Jon Blair:

Jon Blair is an actor, writer and comedian who has been a fixture in Toronto’s live comedy community for over ten years. As a solo sketch performer and monologist, Jon has performed at JFL42 and
Halifax Pop Explosion, and has made the Best of Fest list at both the Toronto and Montreal Sketch Comedy Festivals for two years running. He has written two one-hour solo sketch revues, I’m Only One Man and Live From The Garbage. Jon was also a repertory player and eventual head writer of Comedy Bar’s flagship sketch revue Sunday Night Live, working on the show for five years. In 2017 he joined the cast of the critically acclaimed stage show Swordplay: A Play of Swords for a national festival tour, and reprised his numerous roles in the show for the 2018 Next Stage Festival. Additional stage credits include Tommy in Hangman (Scapegoat Collective) and William in Even This Old Town Was A Forest (Birdtown & Swanville)

Onscreen, Jon is known for his recurring role as the voice of Jackson in the Canadian Screen Award-winning animated series People Watching, which released its second season this summer. Jon has appeared on Man Seeking Woman and The Beaverton , and was also the host of their online miniseries Prison And Politics. He was a recurring panelist on CMT’s Hit Or Miss, and a guest lead in BiteTV’s comedic horror anthology The Cutting Room.

Behind the scenes, Jon has worked as a comedy writer in TV, radio, web and theatre. He wrote for four seasons of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, during which time he self-produced a number of animated segments for the show. He also co-wrote the internationally successful stage show Spank! A Fifty Shades Parody, which toured in the US, Australia and Poland. He is a frequent contributor to CBC Radio’s quiz show Because News, and has authored numerous articles for The Beaverton as well as the ongoing sci-fi webcomic series What It Was Like for CBC. In 2016, he won the Just For Laughs Stand Up and Pitch competition alongside his writing partner Alice Moran for their original half-hour pilot Old Man, and was a featured artist at the 2016 New York Television Festival. The duo’s upcoming webseries It’s Over, about a couple going through a breakup and a zombie apocalypse simultaneously, is currently in pre-production.

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Take a slow a deep breath, and allow yourself to relax. When you breath out, close your eyes, and then open your eyes breath in. Let go, DRIFT. Let your mind become still and tranquil, until everything fades away EXCEPT THIS SPELLBINDING SKETCH COMEDY SHOW.

Let us mezmerize you with laughs! This hypnosis won't put you to sleep, you'll need to stay awake so you don't fall off the edge or your seat from chortle convulsions!

Don't close your eyes because you're about to get bewitched by some of the best sketch comedy in the country!

Featuring:

All the way from Canada's capital of Magic tricks, Toronto:  Jon Blair!
The captivating duo of illusion Employees of the Year 
Featuring solo sketch from SECRET SKETCH PERSON TBA 
And hosted by everyone's favorite diabolical duo:  Martha Graham & Nicky Fournier  as v. famous hypnotists

*Bring your own illusions

Saturday March 23rd, 8PM
Theatre Sainte Catherine Café-Bar (Berri UQAM Metro)

Stick around after the show for more sketch with Rat's Nest - A Dragon's Den Parody sort of
https://www.facebook.com/events/361077574488509/

About Jon Blair:

Jon Blair is an actor, writer and comedian who has been a fixture in Toronto’s live comedy community for over ten years. As a solo sketch performer and monologist, Jon has performed at JFL42 and
Halifax Pop Explosion, and has made the Best of Fest list at both the Toronto and Montreal Sketch Comedy Festivals for two years running. He has written two one-hour solo sketch revues, I’m Only One Man and Live From The Garbage. Jon was also a repertory player and eventual head writer of Comedy Bar’s flagship sketch revue Sunday Night Live, working on the show for five years. In 2017 he joined the cast of the critically acclaimed stage show Swordplay: A Play of Swords for a national festival tour, and reprised his numerous roles in the show for the 2018 Next Stage Festival. Additional stage credits include Tommy in Hangman (Scapegoat Collective) and William in Even This Old Town Was A Forest (Birdtown & Swanville)

Onscreen, Jon is known for his recurring role as the voice of Jackson in the Canadian Screen Award-winning animated series People Watching, which released its second season this summer. Jon has appeared on Man Seeking Woman and The Beaverton , and was also the host of their online miniseries Prison And Politics. He was a recurring panelist on CMT’s Hit Or Miss, and a guest lead in BiteTV’s comedic horror anthology The Cutting Room.

Behind the scenes, Jon has worked as a comedy writer in TV, radio, web and theatre. He wrote for four seasons of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, during which time he self-produced a number of animated segments for the show. He also co-wrote the internationally successful stage show Spank! A Fifty Shades Parody, which toured in the US, Australia and Poland. He is a frequent contributor to CBC Radio’s quiz show Because News, and has authored numerous articles for The Beaverton as well as the ongoing sci-fi webcomic series What It Was Like for CBC. In 2016, he won the Just For Laughs Stand Up and Pitch competition alongside his writing partner Alice Moran for their original half-hour pilot Old Man, and was a featured artist at the 2016 New York Television Festival. The duo’s upcoming webseries It’s Over, about a couple going through a breakup and a zombie apocalypse simultaneously, is currently in pre-production.

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