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Who is she?

Preeti (pronounced Pree-Tee) Torul, is a British-Canadian actor, comedian, writer and director represented by Grand Wave Management.

Starting out at The Second City Toronto, Preeti performed as an improviser, sketch comedian, writer and in 2015, was cast in the inaugural Bob Curry Fellowship program as a writer and repertory player.

Having found an interest in comedic performance, Preeti has been enthusiastically involved in the comedy community in Toronto and New York, for the past six years. She has connected with audiences through trauma to promote awareness to deeper issues affecting women and minorities, via stand-up, storytelling, writing and acting.

In 2015, Preeti directed her first short ‘Where You From?’, which she co-wrote with fellow comedian, Nelu Handa, during the Bob Curry Fellowship at The Second City Toronto. Since then she has gone on to direct two dance narrative short films for Canadian fashion brand Mila Zovko and for the Pina Bausch Foundation.

Preeti has performed stand-up at various festival’s and renowned comedy Yas Kween, Bad Dog Combustion Festival, SheDot Festival, Guelph Comedy Festival, Wavelength Music Festival, SHADE Comedy Festival. Preeti was also a contributing writer on CBC's 2018 Air Farce's New Year's Eve Special

Recently, she has appeared in acting roles on Rakhee Morazaria's web series 'Note To Self' (CBC Comedy), ‘Bajillionaires’ (Family Channel), Odd Squad (PBS) and The Boys (Amazon Studios).

2019, Preeti earned the opportunity to tape her first televised stand-up set for CBC Comedy / Comedy Network, at the 2019 Winnipeg Comedy Festival.

She is currently working on various projects for film and TV. Preeti’s goal is to combine all her talents into a multi-faceted performance career, where she can tell stories in front of and behind the camera.

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