Often dubbed “The Queen of Comedy,” Naomi Snieckus is instantly recognizable as the hilarious phys. ed. teacher on CBC’s hit comedy, Mr. D. An alumnus of The Second City Toronto where she wrote and performed in numerous hit shows, her television and film credits also include appearances on The Trailer Park Boys, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Little Mosque on the Prairie, and Being Erica. Showcasing her trademark wit as an event emcee, stand-up comedian, improv-expert, or workshop leader, Snieckus pours enthusiasm and passion into every aspect of her work.
A recipient of many accolades and honours, Naomi holds two Canadian Comedy Awards and was nominated for an Actra Award in 2013 for her work in Mr.D. She is also a founding member and co-artistic director (with Matt Baram) of the five-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning troupe, The National Theatre of the World.