Teresa Pavlinek

 
Teresa Pavlinek

Teresa Pavlinek

Teresa was a member of The Second City for four years during which time she wrote and performed in three Dora-nominated shows. Her first two plays, Dumplings and Death, and Hot August Night have been produced in Toronto and New York.

She was a member of the Tarragon Theatre Playwrights Unit, where she wrote, Made You Look. Teresa is a regular guest on CBC’s The Debaters as well as The Winnipeg Comedy Festival.

Teresa co-wrote and starred in her own half-hour TV special, As I Was Saying, for The Comedy Network. Other TV and film credits include The Listener, Overruled, The Sean Cullen Show, Royal Canadian Air Farce, Bless The Child and Sue Thomas F.B.I. She starred in five seasons of the Gemini nominated History Channel series, History Bites. Teresa was also nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Female Improvisor.

Teresa’s TV series The Jane Show, which she co-wrote, produced and stars in, is airing on the W Network and Global. Teresa was nominated for a Writer’s Guild Award and also for a Gemini for her role as Jane.