Janice Bannister

Owner of Laughter Zone 101 and the stand-up comedy instructor, has an energetic and honest teaching style. Janice gets the best out of hers students at all the levels. She  performs regularly at Comedy Festivals, Comedy Clubs, and numerous business meetings, fundraisers and special celebrations. She has won the Best New Female (2003), and Best Comic with a Day Job. She has produced comedy shows, fundraisers, and special events. She has been featured on CTV, CBC, and in other media. She also teaches a program called Comedy Mental, a program to help reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.

Laughter Zone 101 was a finalist for the Douglas Collage Business Program, Entrepreneur of the Year (2005).

Janice believes everyone has some “funny” in them. It just needs to be brought to the surface.