Sofiya is a writer and comedian who grew up in Odessa, Ukraine, and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 11. She just taped a story for the 3rd season of Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happening with Ari Shaffir, and she’s currently writing on Amazon’s new animated series Danger & Eggs. In 2016 she has been featured as a performer at Limestone, Laughing Skull, Bird City, Hell Yes, Out of Bounds, Laugh Your Asheville Off and Cinder Block Comedy Festivals.
She was also named one of The Fifty Funniest Women on Twitter by Playboy and one of 18 Funny Women You Should Be Following on Twitter by Huffington Post. Her tweets regularly appear on Mandatory, Buzzfeed, Splitsider, Funny or Die, and HuffPo.
Sofiya’s performed at The Comedy Attic, Zanies Nashville, Denver Comedy Works, Atlanta Punchline, Laughing Skull Lounge, The Comedy Store, UCB, and The Improv. She also produces a hit mystery-lineup show called SURPRISE!, which has been featured in LAist, LA Weekly, The Los Angeles Review of Books, OneThingLA, and WeLikeLA. She’s also America’s favorite lasagna.