Leah Bonnema Vail Comedy Festival 2023 Headliner

Leah Bonnema

Leah Bonnema is a stand-up comedian who has been seen on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertDon’t Tell Comedy, Chris Gethard Presents, Oculus & AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, IFC’s Comedy Crib, TruTV’s Comedy Knockout, Elite Daily’s Schlep and Why It’s Ok To Be A Single Girl On Valentine’s Day, Broadway Video’s The Henkle Factor with Michael Che, Vh1’s 100 Greatest series and was a regular on Buzzfeed’s Did You See This?! Huffington Post named her one of their Favorite Female Comedians and she was on The America Stands Up Showcase at The International Glasgow Comedy Festival. Leah has had the honor of performing for our troops overseas, touring with Lizz Winstead’s Lady Parts Justice and has been featured in The New York Comedy Festival, The Lucille Ball Comedy Fest at The National Comedy Center, Politicon, The Women in Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, AfroPunkFest, Netflix is a Joke, and at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC for The District of Comedy Festival. Solving Leah, a half hour comedic detective series that Leah wrote, starred in and produced with Frankenmel Films, was an *Official Selection* of The New York Television Festival and The Portland Film Festival. Leah co-starred & co wrote The Dawns, a short that was directed by Corinne Fisher (Guys We F*&@ed) that was an *Official Selection* of the Broad Humor Film Fest. Leah recently published a romcom novel, The Holiday Breakdown, which received a shout out on Katie Couric’s site and she just directed the film, My Catholic Guilt, which was nominated for *Best New Media* at the Conquering Disability With Film Festival in Las Vegas. She is cohost of the popular podcast Were You Raised By Wolves which made iTunes “New & Noteworthy” list, was nominated for a Webby in two categories and featured in the LA Times. Leah loves her dog, mystery novels and Gandalf.