Sofiya is a writer and comedian who grew up in Odessa, Ukraine, and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 11. She told a story (partly in Russian!) about her grandpa’s penis surgery on the 3rd season of Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happening, and she’s currently writing on Amazon’s first original animated series Danger & Eggs. She’s been featured as a performer at Limestone, Laughing Skull, Women in Comedy, 208, Bird City, Hell Yes, Out of Bounds, Laugh Your Asheville Off and Cinder Block Comedy Festivals.
Sofiya was 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.
She produces a hit mystery-lineup variety show called SURPRISE!, which has been featured in LAist, LA Weekly, The Los Angeles Review of Books, OneThingLA, and WeLikeLA. She also beat breast cancer but if cancer is listening THIS IS NOT A CHALLENGE.