June 2018

Is Comedy Art?

2018-06-22T16:46:12+00:00

By CANADALAND With less than a month left until her final set on the Second City stage, Aliya realizes that she's not totally sold on standup. So she talks to Sandra Battaglini, a comedian who's petitioning the government to recognize comedy as an art form that's worth funding, and the art duo Life of a [...]

October 2016

Sandra in Exclaim!

2017-02-09T18:11:01+00:00

Sara Hennessey, Garrett Jamieson and Sandra Battaglini Help Launch Comedy Records/Exclaim! Standup Showcase Toronto-based comic and Sudbury native Sandra Battaglini makes her STC debut and so does Steve Pigozzo, who now works in TV, film and theatre in Toronto. Alessandro Costantini, founding artistic director of YES Theatre stars in the production as does veteran STC [...]

March 2016

Sandra in the Sudbury Star – 2016

2017-02-09T17:39:50+00:00

Comedy storm coming home to Sudbury Sandra Battaglini is coming home and she's bringing the laughs with her. The award-winning actor, stand-up comic and writer will return March 26 to headline this month's installment of Theatre Cambrian Late Night, a monthly comedy show. Theatre Cambrian's executive director, Mark Mannisto, is welcoming the comedienne back home [...]

April 2015

Sandra in the Sudbury Star – 2015

2017-02-09T17:39:58+00:00

An Italian comedy of errors Toronto-based comic and Sudbury native Sandra Battaglini makes her STC debut and so does Steve Pigozzo, who now works in TV, film and theatre in Toronto. Alessandro Costantini, founding artistic director of YES Theatre stars in the production as does veteran STC actor Ron Tough of Sudbury. Read full article [...]

December 2014

May 2013

June 2012

Sandra Battaglini is a Classy Lady

2017-02-09T16:06:36+00:00

Leslieville comedienne stages solo show at the Alumnae Theatre Photo/COURTESY Sandra Battaglini stars in Classy Lady at the Alumnae Theatre, her latest comedy solo show. It hasn't always been easy but Leslieville-based comedienne Sandra Battaglini is glad she followed her heart and is doing a career she loves. A Sudbury native who has called the [...]

Sandra in the Torontoist

2017-02-09T17:17:56+00:00

Local Ladies Who Make Us Laugh (2012 Edition) We suppose it’s a small sign of improvement that a recent National Post story—the latest of many articles to denigrate and disparage “women in comedy”—never once claimed that “women aren’t funny.” Instead, it said that women have “almost no choice” but to portray themselves as “unattractive, sexually [...]

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