Shenuque is a Queer Sri Lankan actor, writer, and comedian born and raised in Staten Island, New York. He is currently playing 'Jaylen' in the Off-Broadway production of the Art of Killin It! Shenuque has recently written and performed for HBO Max's Human By Orientation platform. Shenuque is also currently a writer for Shenuque has been performing standup for 4 years. Throughout that time he's hosted and produced the successful stand up show Token White Guy at QED and Carolines on Broadway and is now co-producing and hosting the comedy show We Fixed It! alongside Peter Grosz and Vivek Netrakanti. Shenuque was a featured writer and performer at the People's Improv Theater House Sketch program writing and performing live sketch comedy.  Shenuque has perfomed in festivals such as: NY Sketchfest, YAAASFest, 5th Borough Comedy Festival, Very Big Very Asian Comedy Festival and was a Quarterfinalist at the San Diego Comedy Festival. Come see him perform!

Shenuque Tissera

Actor. Comedian. Writer.

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Original Projects

We Fixed It!

We Fixed It! is a comedy variety show hosted by Shenuque Tissera, Peter Grosz and Vivek Netrakanti every month at Littlefield in Brooklyn. The show was featured in the Brooklyn Star Gazette. The show aims to whimsically take on the problems within entertainment by providing a platform for a diverse group of comedians.


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