Mónica Garrido

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Mónica Garrido (she/her) is a Mexican born Toronto based Queer Artist and like the theme song from the L Word, she is always talking, laughing, loving, breathing. Her short films premiered at the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. Her first solo show “The Cunning Linguist” won the 2016 Queer Acts Audience Award and was recently adapted as an Audio Show for Aluna Theatre’s Studio Series.  She’s was part of the ensemble of the Canadian Comedy Award winning show Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza.​ She is the winner of the 2018 Queer Emerging Artist Award at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.  Mónica wrote for a new sketch show for OMNI TV (ABROAD).  She is one third of a Latine Drag King “Boyband the Boyband” . She currently Co-hosts/ Co- Produces Aluna Theatre’s “Radio Aluna Theatre” and you can see her be professionally funny at the Second City Toronto Holiday show. She is also a Taurus and wishes you the best.