Coko Galore is an actor, comedian and curator. She is one half of the dynamic improv comedy duo Coko & Daphney, Festival Director of Black and Funny - Toronto and Asian and Funny, and co-producer of The Untitled Black Sketch Project. Her performance credits include headlining comedy festivals across North America (incl. Portland, Vancouver, Chicago & more) and her solo show MIXED CHICK at the Toronto Fringe 2015. She is the former Artistic and Managing Director of The Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, where she was instrumental in the creation of their digital platforms: Bad Dog Comedy TV, Bad Dog Online Education and Bad Dog Comedy Podcast.
Mandate: “As a creative leader, and as a Queer Black & Asian woman, I am committed to uplifting and elevating the marginalized voices in comedy. I am excited for how artistic spaces evolve as we move through these challenging times. Now’s the time for us to make bold choices and significant changes.” (2020)
Coko Galore is currently minding her business, drinking water and taking naps.
*Photo by Angela Lewis (2019)