Sonya is from Dublin. She has been as an actor for 12 years and has been doing stand up for two years. She has worked for a number of prestigious theatre companies including The Gate Theatre and Druid Theatre. As a comedian she has performed in Ireland, the UK and America. She was shortlisted for the Funny Women Awards at the Comedy Store in 2006 and California’s Funniest Female Award in Los Angeles in 2007. She also won a rosette at Krufts (joke, she’s quite nice looking). Sonya has also performed at the the Edinburgh Fringe and has regularly appeared at the Edinburgh Stand ‘Best Of Irish’ showcases. Sonya will be playing the Irish Arts Centre in New York in October of 2008 which she is delighted about because American audiences are very easy.
"Totally original, quirky and out there. This woman is the future of ‘funny’. I take back everything I said."