Dan Quinn has established himself as one of the top comedians in Canada. Currently residing in Vancouver he has toured internationally, won awards and featured in numerous TV specials.
He started comedy in 1993 and quickly won Edmonton’s funniest new comedian. Six years later he was invited to the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal where he won the Canadian Comedy Competition. This led to a feature in The Hollywood Reporter Magazine as a comic to watch.
He performed at the Hubcap Comedy Festival in Moncton where he won Best of the Fest and received a similar honour at the Vancouver Comedy festival where he was asked to be on the Best of the Fest show with Flight of the Conchords, Scott Thompson and Doug Stanhope.
In 2009 he started the Snowed in Comedy Tour, which featured Ed Byrne, Craig Campbell and Glenn Wool, which began as a nine show tour. It has now grown to thirty shows in twenty five cities playing venues as large as 1400 seats. It is filmed for a yearly TV special. The Snowed in Comedy Tour runs from January to March each year and has now played in Canada, U.S, France, and Switzerland.
Dan has headlined some of the top Comedy Clubs in the world including the Glee Clubs in England, Yuk Yuks across Canada and The Comedy Mix in Vancouver. He has performed in England, France, Wales, Switzerland, Australia, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and almost every town in Canada.
His comedy is very personal and relatable. He takes stories and events from his life and brings them to the audience in a fun, likable and hilarious manner. Dan has an ability to tailor his show to the event and be completely clean or bring an edge that is required for the evening.
As an actor he can be seen on the TV shows Arrow, The collector and numerous TV commercials. He has studied with highly acclaimed acting coach Ben Ratner..