tim rykert, comic

Tim Rykert stands among the very best of the best in Canadian stand-up comedy. This veteran of the Second City National Touring Company offers no props, no juggling, no cheap toilet humour, just brilliant, hilarious observations of the world we live in. Known for his clean, clever, high brow material, Tim is an experienced professional who received international exposure opening for Grammy Award winner & singing sensation Michael Bublé's recent tour.


Smooth talking, audience-pleasing comedian Tim Rykert, was born and raised in Toronto, where he began his comedy career in 1990. Tim quickly became one of Canada's most sought after comedy performers. Tim Rykert is a classic television quality stand-up comic. Tim's act has taken him around the world as a headliner of comedy clubs, festivals, cruise ships, and corporate events. His wry, mischievous take on topics like world travel, politics, current events and popular culture have been winning rave reviews and filling rooms with side-splitting laughter for over twenty years.

Tim continues to work on television projects and performs at comedy clubs, festivals and corporate events around the world. Most recently Tim has been touring as the opening act for Grammy Award winner & singing sensation Michael Bublé's recent tour. An exceptional professional, Tim is fully capable of tailoring his act to meet your functions specific needs.

Television Credits:
Tim Rykert "Nobody's Fool" CTV/Comedy Network
Comics – with Tim Rykert CBC
Just for Laughs CBC
Comedy at Club 54 CHCH 11/Comedy Network
Mike Bullard CTV/Comedy Network
The Last Laugh ABC
The Newsroom CBC

Comedy Clubs/Festivals:
The Second City (Toronto/Chicago) Montreal Just for Laughs
Yuk Yuk's (Toronto) Toronto Comedy Festival
The Laugh Resort (Toronto) Winnipeg Comedy Festival
The Comedy Store (Vancouver) Edmonton Comedy Festival
The Comedy Nest (Montreal) Vanc. Comedy Festival
And many more….

"Tim exceeded out expectations, he is a real professional and I would highly
recommend him for any corporate event" Jennifer Finlay, General Manager, Bell Canada

"I have never had a single moment's hesitation in recommending Tim Rykert as a versatile and uniquely talented stand-up comedian" Brent Butt, Executive Producer, "Corner Gas"

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