Monica Garrido Huerta

Gigi / Fox

Monica Garrido Huerta is a Mexican born and recently Canadian Queer Artist. Her short films “Diferente” and the horror-comedy “Love You to Death
premiered at the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. Her first solo show “The Cunning Linguist”, was created at Emerging Creator Unit at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre and won the 2016 Queer Acts Audience Award and was adapted as an Audio Show for Aluna Theatre’s Studio Series. Monica has appeared in commercials, music videos and TV in shows such as Baroness Von Sketch Show, 1 Queen 5 Queers and The Horror of Dolores Roach. She’s part of the ensemble of the Canadian Comedy Award winning show Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza. Monica is the 2018 recipient of the Queer Emerging Artist Award at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Her stage work includes: “Private Eyes” (lemoñTree Creatioñs), “The Youth/Elder project” (Buddies in Bad Times), The Second City’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays (Second City Toronto). And she will be part of the next season of Canadian Stage “Universal Child Care” (Quote Unquote Collective) and Tarragon Theatre’s “El Terremoto”. She is one third of the Latinx Drag King boyband “Boyband the Boyband”. She is also a Taurus and wishes you the best.