Shanna Christmas was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. She is a stand up comedian, writer, actor and producer. She stands at 6’3’’ and played volleyball in college, despite much protest.
Her comedy style has been described as “Edgy/Classy” as she finds ways to speak about complicated issues that can offend, but she’s so charming that you can’t be mad at her.
Shanna has performed across North America, including Montreal and Edmonton in Canada. You can see her on Season 10 of “Coming To The Stage” on Pluto TV.
Shanna’s festival appearances include the 208 Festival, Altercation Festival, Black Girl Giggles, Black Women In Comedy Festival (NY) and the Devil Cup Festival, where she took home the trophy in 2018. She was also a finalist in the inaugural ABFF Comedy fest in 2021.
In addition to producing successful all black women stand up shows, Shanna was also a co-host of the “Topical Smoothie” podcast. In 2021, She self published a comic book about her life as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in nursing homes, and she can also be seen in a short film called, “Dark Wolf Gang,” produced by AFI.
Other credits include being published in the Insider, and a contributor to Reductress.