Velvet Wells

he/him
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Credits: Second City, Toronto Fringe
  • Category: Improviser, Musical, Clean Comic
  • Affiliations: CASC
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"I am second generation narcissist. Anyone else from Toronto?"

Velvet Wells is a caramel skinned, velvet voiced autistic queer entertainer from Toronto. He is a stand-up comedian, actor, and musical improviser. He is lauded for his authenticity, originality, and quick wit. In 2014, Velvet graduated from the Second City Toronto's inaugural Musical Improvisation Conservatory. Velvet is the co-founder of two successful troupes: The Dandies and OverDude.

For the last 8 years, The Dandies have created fandom themed improv shows across Canada, including opening for William Shatner. Improv-drag-rock n’ roll duo OverDude just released Hell Toupee, their greatest hits EP on Bandcamp. In 2019, he toured his critically acclaimed solo Fringe production Personal Demon Hunter; the sequel launched in 2020 as part of Fringelivestream.com.

Velvet currently produces "Crooner", the weekly improvised album of made-up songs, on Facebook.