The comedy of three

We’re conservative people, loyal to our mining heritage and may enjoy the occasional beverage, but dang it all, we Sudburians are funny people, too.

A good Italian girl, Sandra Battaglini grew up in Sudbury, studied history at Laurentian University and then moved to Toronto to pursue a career in marketing.

While in the big city she had the chance to see a Second City improv show, which changed the course of her life.

“I was like, ‘sign me up,’ ” said Battaglini over the phone from Toronto, during a break on a film set.

“I had done a little theatre in university with the Italian comedy troupe, then I did a year with Second City, then after that year, you do a show.”

Comedy allows Battaglini to “be free.”

“When you’re in the marketing and advertising world, you get the opportunity to create something, but often, the client makes the decision.”

Read full article on the Sudbury Star by Laura Stradiotto