Biography


Devon Hyland is a comedian, writer, musician, and filmmaker. The triumphant co-winner of his rural high school's theatre award, Devon briefly attended York University's film program before dropping out to pursue live comedy in Toronto. He was soon hired by the Second City Education Company, performing repetory scenes and teaching improv workshops to kids. He then set sail for nine months aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines, again performing and teaching with Second City. Back on land, he spent almost 3 years as a member of The Second City National Touring company, then wrote and performed in two Second City Mainstage revues in 2017.

As a television actor, Devon has been in Workin' Moms (CBC), Cupcake & Dino (Netflix), and will be in four episodes of the upcoming animated show Transformers: BotBots (Netflix).

Devon acted in his first television commercial when he was 13. Since then he's performed in many radio/television commercials for such prestigious companies as... Boston Pizza, The Beer Store, Quaker, OLG, Ikea, Mitsubishi, Virgin, NoFrills, Westjet, BMO, Kraft Dinner, Sleep Country, CDIC, Nestea, Schick, FedEx, M&M Meats, Airheads, Molson, The Canadian Film Centre, Rogers, Bell, and Tim Hortons.

More exciting facts about... yeah, Devon!

He was a writer/performer/director in 12 Canadian Fringe Festivals.

He has performed in thousands of improv, sketch, and music shows in Toronto. Full list here!

His band The Krulls release a new Halloween album every year. Spotify | Apple Music

He has been teaching improv comedy since 2012. He currently teaches a weekly online musical improv class.

He will be performing in the 2022 Toronto Fringe Festival with his upcoming musical: Flight of the Ballooncaster. (Co-created with Connor Thompson).

He will be performing in the upcoming Second City musical production, Sing Out!