D.J. Mausner is an award winning stand-up, sketch, and improv comedian. In 2017 they performed in both the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and JFL42 in Toronto, winning the Homegrown Comics Competition and appearing in the New Faces Characters Showcase, as well as co-headlining their own show.
Their 2019 solo sketch performance in the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival earned them a four N review, with NOW Magazine, and resulted in their addition to the Best of the Fest showcase.
In 2019, CBC named D.J. one of fifteen Canadian Comedians to Watch and NOW Magazine Toronto named them one of their Breakthrough Toronto Stage Artists of the Year.
D.J. has written for Gary and His Demons, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and Baroness Von Sketch Show. In 2020 they were awarded a Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing, Variety or Sketch Comedy for their contributions to Baroness von Sketch Show.
DJ has appeared on several Sonar shows, you can check out all of their episodes here:
We asked DJ a few questions:
🔶Q: What would you name your boat if you had one?
🔶Q: What are you bringing to the post-vaccine potluck?
🔷A: My diminished social skills.
🔶Q: What animal are you most afraid of and why?
🔷A: Rat king because one guy but so many mouths.
🔶Q: What’s the cutest thing you can imagine?
🔷A: The person reading this 😉
🔶Q: What’s your favourite Sonar episode that you’ve done?
🔷A: The episode reading this 😉
🔶Q: What do you have that people can check out now?
🔷A: People can head over to my instagram, twitter, or tiktok, (all @djmausner) to see my characters, jokes, and juicy ass.
Do you have a favourite guest? A favourite episode of DJ’s? Let us know!