Welby Santos

Welby Santos

 Edmonton, Alberta, CAN
BandComedy

Biography

Welby Santos first began doing stand-up comedy in his hometown of Edmonton. The source material for his act has included his Traditional Catholic upbringing as well as his experiences as a 1st generation Canadian raised by traditional Filipino parents. Relationships and his other experiences in life have also found their way into his act.

His act has been described as very subtle with hard hitting punch lines and social overtones. He is constantly uses pop-culture references in his material with a darkly comic twist. Adaptability and diversification are two traits he is well known for. His ability to adjust his act to various audience preferences almost instantly is something that has made him very memorable.

Since then he has toured extensively across North America. Most recent accomplishments being the opening act on several Russell Peters tours. He also performed at the Hollywood Improv and various other clubs in the Los Angeles area.. Also he has appeared on Halifax Comedy Festival for CBC Television. As well as a featured performance at the Asian Show of the Orange County Comedy Festival. A headlining week at the renowned Comedy Nest in Montreal is also another highlight.. He is also a regular performer at various venues all across the country