Adib Alkhalidey

Adib Alkhalidey is a half-Moroccan, half-Iraqi artist, living in Montreal, mainly known for his work in the field of comedy. After having graduated from the National School of Humor, Alkhalidey works both on stage and behind the scenes as an author. In 2013, he won the “Révélation” of the Year Award at the Gala Les Olivier and traveled throughout the province of Quebec to present his first one-man show - Je t’aime


Since the beginning of his career, Alkhalidey showed a great interest for cinema and storytelling and in 2014, after having completed his first comedy special raved by critics, he found himself at the head of several web series, such as Avoir l’air de. and Pause Kahwa, as screenwriter, actor and director. Later that same year, the web series 7$ par jour, of which he was the co-designer and co-writer, was broadcasted on the web platform. In 2015, he starred in the Télé-Québec comedy series Like-Moi! and in the VRAK comedy series Code G as a columnist.


 In 2016, Alkhalidey was one of the co-founders of the Dr. Mobilo Aquafest festival, an alternative art festival based on a cooperative business model. That same year, he directed his first short film entitled Go Play Outside (Va jouer dehors), which received the Outpost MTL / Cult Nation Award at the Gala Prends ça court and the International Critic Fipresci Award at the Regard Festival. In 2017, he launched the tour of his second one-man show entitled Ingénu, produced by the artist himself. In 2018, he directed his first feature film, which he wrote and produced in collaboration with comedian Julien Lacroix. 


Adib Alkhalidey is currently working on numerous writing and directing projects in film, television and advertising as well as the creation of his third one-man show. All of this, of course, for the purpose of one day owning a garden and growing his own vegetables.