BREAKTHROUGH TORONTO STAGE ARTIST OF 2017
WINNER: TOP 25 CANADIAN IMMIGRANTS AWARD
"Isabel Kanaan is certainly hysterical."
-Mooney on Theatre
"Kanaan shows off serious physical comedy chops."
"Kanaan gives a great sense of inner conflict." - Life With More Cowbell
"Isabel Kanaan does a wonderful job using facial expressions instead of words to let us know what she's feeling and thinking."
- Philippine Reporter
Isabel Kanaan is a Second City graduate and Seneca College Acting for Camera and Voice alumna. She has been awarded the NBC Universal Bob Curry Fellowship. She is a member of CBC’s sketch comedy troupe Air Farce, the Canadian Comedy Award winning sketch troupe The Sketchersons, and Second City’s House Ensemble and Educational Company.
Isabel is a Filipino-Canadian film and theatre actor fluent in Tagalog and English. Aside from her successes in comedy, she is also known for her lead role in the series Haunted or Hoax, which won the NYC Web Fest’s Audience Choice Award.
She regularly performs with the Asian Canadian theatre company fu-GEN Theatre and the Filipino Canadian theatre company Carlos Bulosan Theatre. She even co-wrote and performed in CBT’s production Anak.