Don't Tell My Dad
Chelsea P. Manders is a Toronto-based BC-born comedian / novelty musician / comedian / writer. Her comedic music has been called 'Savagely funny comedy' (Toronto's NOW), 'Raunchy Folk Music'(Montreal's The Hour), 'Energized and entertaining'(Toronto's EYE Magazine),'Cleverly worded naughty ditties' (Montreal's Gazette), 'Stinging Social Satire'(London Free Press) A regular on the indepedent comedy scene, she co-founded two comedic folk duos, Charity & Chastity with Ingrid Haas and The Black Roses with Hayley Gratto. The Black Roses performed on stages such as the Canadian Comedy Awards 'Best of Fest', The Comedy Network 'Cream of Comedy', CBC Radio & Television, Buddies in Bad Times (Hysteria, Bitch Salad, City of Freaks),CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Toronto International Sketch Comedy Festival, Newfoundland/Labrador Tour opening for Glen 'That Canadian Guy' Foster, Fringe Festival Tour 2006 (Toronto/Montreal/London 'Best Show' & 'Producer's Pick') a recording with National Lampoon, and they were honored to be nominated for the Tim Sims Encouragement Award (best up-and-coming Toronto comedian). She toured her solo show, 'Naughty Little Children' to the 2009 Montreal, London, Toronto, Winnipeg Fringe Festivals, is developing a musical with Hayley Gratto called 'The Rose Garden: A comedic Fairy TaleMusical', and has co-created The Substitutes, a half-hour sit-com with Ingrid Haas and optioned by Tricon Productions. Chelsea studied Comedic Scriptwriting at the Humber School of Comedy, Ryerson Theatre School, and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She'd like to especially thank the brilliantly talented Adrian Dolan for his amazing producing and multi-instumetalism on this album. She encourages you to save the sloths - they're just too slow to do it on their own. 'Manders has a fantastic voice, not to mention a wicked sense of humour. But between songs, she also shows herself to be a performer with a natural rapport with an audience, and great comic timing... a definite crowd-pleaser.'(CBC Manitoba) Monumental thanks to Adrian Dolan, who produced this album, for his brilliant talent, humour, and multi-multi-instrumentalism.