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Event:

Big Daddy Tazz presented by Lake Country Health

  

Date:

Thu, Oct 14th, 2021 to Fri, Oct 15th, 2021

Time:

7:00 pm

Description:

Tazz speaks candidly about his struggles, and ultimately his triumphs, over not only being diagnosed with mental illness, but facing the terrifying stigma that surrounds it.

After thirty years of denying he had the mental illnesses that were controlling his life, Tazz realized that being a manic-depressive, attention deficit, socially-anxious, obsessive-compulsive dyslexic could either destroy or enhance his life: the choice was his. Today, audiences are happy to join him on his rapid cycle ride down the never-ending road to recovery that has led him from speaking engagements across North America to the psych ward at the Calgary Foothills Hospital.

Known as the “Bi-polar Buddha”, Tazz is equal parts comedian and student self-care and mental health advocate, who loves to enlighten, educate and inspire. His one-man shows have drawn rave reviews and standing-ovations from coast to coast. Tazz’s many national festival appearances have included the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, and the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and his explosive Gala performances can be seen frequently on CBC television and the Comedy Network. In 2008 Tazz set a record for the longest continuous standup comedy show at 8 ½ hours.

For the past 25 years, Tazz has toured North America speaking on Good Mental Health, Bully-Proofing, Student Self-Love and Self-Empowerment, raising awareness that stigma affects us all. He brings forth light and laughter for those living with mental Illness, with his newest endeavours, ‘Out of My Mind’, ‘Big Daddy Tazz Running AMOK (Actively Motivating Our Kids)’and ‘Tazzy Reads Stuff’, this father of two believes that it is time to educate, embrace, and empower everyone so that we may all stand tall and give stigma a bad name!

Venue:

Creekside Theatre

Address:
10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Kelowna

Cost:

$10 at the Door

Ticketing and/or registration:

Tickets for the Creekside Theatre Productions can be purchased by phone or in person at the Customer Service Centre in the District of Lake Country Municipal Hall. The reservation phone line is 250-766-9309. The Municipal Hall ticket office is open from 8:30am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday.

For more info:

Creekside Theatre

www.lakecountry.bc.ca/en/what-to-do/creekside-theatre.aspx