Derek Seguin has been programming talent for Cornwall Comedy Festival as its Artistic Director since 2014. He's also performed at every single Festival since 2014!

Since 2014, Shawn's been working diligently with local stakeholders and the finest in Canadian comedy to ensure each production is a memorable one! 

About the Cornwall Comedy Festival

About Us

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L to R Ali Hassan Steve Patterson and Don Kelly at CBC's The Debaters, Aultsville Theatre Cornwall, ON Photo Credit: Tara MacDonald Photography


Who we are:The Cornwall Comedy Festival has been providing Cornwall and area with premier comedic experiences since 2014. The Festival, partners with community minded businesses to help financially support local not-for-profit groups. Since it's inception, Cornwall Comedy Festival has entertained over 3500 guests and has helped raise closed to $40,000 for local not-for-profit groups. Cornwall Comedy Festival promotes shows throughout the year putting the best in Canadian comedic talent in the spotlight. Whether it's a pub show, theatre atmosphere or corporate event, Cornwall Comedy Festival promises top notch performances.

Our vision: Creating positive memories through laughter, with an experience that cannot be spoken of, but one that must be observed first hand.

Philosophy: Providing a high quality experience to our patrons, while treating our performers with respect and kindness.

Experience: We present the finest talent in the Canadian comedy industry to the residents of Cornwall and area. Cornwall Comedy Festival strives to give our patrons a first rate comedic encounter.

Uniqueness: Providing a new and fun way for local not-for-profit groups to generate income which includes the gift of laughter.