Freddy’s honest love for performing is clearly evident each time he steps on stage, whether it be for an audience of two hundred at a local fundraising event, or two thousand in a New York City Theatre.
Freddy is a seasoned professional and has performed to adoring audiences throughout North America. His high energy performance combined with an array of celebrity impressions has made Freddy an audience favourite for almost 20 years. Freddy continues to delight fans by drawing his humour from life experiences, his Italian heritage, and being a re-married father of two
Freddy has had the privilege of taking the stage at several prestigious theatres throughout North America including: The Markham Theatre, The Sony Centre, The Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts, New Jersey Centre for the Performing Arts, Boston’s Emerson Majestic Theatre, Staten Island University Theatre, Hamilton Place, Kingswood Music Theatre at Wonderland, Brampton Rose Theatre, Mississauga Living Arts Centre, Queen’s University Theatre (NYC), Long Island University Theatre and many more.
Recently Freddy released his first comedy CD. “Freddy Proia – Live & Uncensored”, which is available for order through various retail chains including HMV and Chapters, as well as online at Amazon.com, i-tunes and freddyproia.ca
Aside from stand-up comedy, Freddy has crossed over into the acting world with appearances in the 20th Century Fox Film PCU, as well as the Canadian television sitcoms Twitch City and Due South. He has also lent his voice and acting abilities to various television and radio commercials.
Freddy continues to receive accolades as a corporate comedian and master-of-ceremonies, having performed for Hewlett Packard, Imperial Oil, The Canadian Insurance Underwriters Association, Loomis Courier, London Life Insurance, City of Toronto – Heritage Event, Tim Horton's, The OLG Commission, RIM, Quebecor, Pellar Estates Winery, the Ottawa Consumer's Choice Awards, The Canadian Liver Foundation, The Tourette Syndrom Foundation, the Canadian Miss Italia Pageant, Counterforce Security Systems, Apotex Pharmaceuticals, Vaughan Chamber of Commerce, CNIB Fundraising Events, Hydro One and many more.
Freddy is a true entertainer who genuinely has fun on stage. His energy and love for performing is contagious, and will keep you buzzing long after the show is done.