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DALIA IS AN EGYPTIAN-AMERICAN STAND-UP COMEDIAN BASED IN CALIFORNIA. SHE STARTED COMEDY IN LONDON AND PERFORMS INTERNATIONALLY IN FESTIVALS, CLUBS, AND THEATERS ALL OVER THE US, UK, IRELAND, CANADA, AND EGYPT.


​SHE CURRENTLY HOSTS AND PRODUCES HER STAND-UP SHOWS, GROUND FLOOR ANDINTERRUPTION SHOW AND CO-PRODUCES COMEDY IN ENGLISH.


 


COMPETITIONS 


UK:​​
Chortle Student Comedy Award 2012 (Finalist)
Beat the Frog 2013, Manchester Frog and Bucket (Winner) 
Harrogate Comedian of the Year 2013 (Finalist)
Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2013, 2014 (Finalist) 
Beat the Frog World Series 2013 (Finalist)
Comedy Café New Act Competition 2014 (Winner) 



Shows/Clubs


UK:  
​Arabs Are Not Funny, Rich Mix, London
Backyard Comedy Club, London
Chortle's Fast Fringe, Pleasance, Edinburgh
Comedy Café, London
Comedy Central, Liverpool
Comedy Knights, UK
Downstairs at the King's Head, London
Frog and Bucket, Manchester
Funhouse Comedy, UK
​Hot Water Comedy, Liverpool
Laughing Horse, UK
Mirth Control, UK
Opening support for Ava Vidal's He's Not a Keeper, Soho Theater
Piccadilly Comedy Club, London
The Stand, UK

Top Secret Comedy Club, London
XS Malarkey, Manchester


Ireland: 
Comedy Cellar, Dublin
Comedy Crunch, Dublin
The International, Dublin

Egypt: 
Hezb El Comedy, Cairo
Ronin Comedy Productions, Cairo


Canada:
Absolute Comedy Club, Toronto
​Comedy Bar, Toronto
Yuk Yuk's, Toronto

US:
ACME Comedy Theater, Los Angeles
The Airliner, Los Angeles
All Out Comedy Theater, Oakland
​Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles

Clubhouse, Los Angeles
Comedy Palace, San Diego
Comedy Spot, Sacramento
Comedy Store, Los Angeles & San Diego
Comedy Oakland, Oakland
​Curious Comedy Theater, Portland
Flapper's, Los Angeles
Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles
The Ice House, Los Angeles
Laugh Factory, Chicago
​Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento
Lestat's, San Diego
Mad House Comedy Club, San Diego
​The Punch Line, San Francisco
​Siren Theater, Portland
Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Los Angeles
​Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, Ventura
​Westside Comedy Theater, Los Angeles


Dalia Malek


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FESTIVALS


UK:
Latitude Festival 2012​
Peace in the Park Festival, Sheffield 2014
Brighton Fringe Festival 2014, 2015
Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012 (4Play Comedy, Free Fringe), 2013 (4Play Comedy, Free Fringe), 2015 (Christian Knowles Productions Presents: The Lunchtime Special), 2018 (Interruption Show, Free Festival)

Ireland:
Electric Picnic 2018

Egypt:
​Cairo Comedy Festival 2019

US:
​Desi Comedy Fest 2017
​Second City LA Diversity in Comedy Festival 2017
New Urbanism Film Festival 2017

​QueenFest 2018
​​SF Sketchfest 2018, 2019, 2020
Sacramento Femme Fest 2019, 2020 (Postponed)
All Jane Comedy Festival 2019
Ha Ha Harvest Comedy Festival 2019
North Carolina Comedy Festival 2020 (Postponed)
Big Pine Comedy Festival 2020 (Virtual), 2021


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RADIO/Podcasts


BBC Radio
​Shoreditch Radio
Daily Dangle's Trying Hard Podcast
Headgum's What Did I Miss? Podcast
KGO Radio, The Brian Copeland Show, Headliners on the Headlines
​Ear Gab Podcast
​Facial Recognition Comedy Podcast
Spec Script 

​Women Who Kill Podcast
Please Send Help Podcast
Comedy Time Capsule
Comedy Driven Life - The Isolation Tapes
Hot Goss with TRASH Comedy Podcast
​Things Are Going Great For Me Podcast
Doughty Pod
Read It And Weep Podcast
Which is More? With Pete Musto and Xanthor
Call Me By Your Game Podcast
Coffee Sip Podcast
I Heart Radio's Ethnically Ambiguous
I Heart Radio's The Daily Zeitgeist




MEDIA


Featured in: Vulture, New York Magazine, Washington Post, Teen Vogue, The Frisky's Funniest Feminists to Follow on Twitter, USA Today's Young Feminists You Should Be Following on Twitter, Bustle's Feminist Twitter Accounts to Follow, WhoHaha Comedy Call Out's List of Must-Know Comedians.


Tweets featured in: Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Paste, The Daily Edge, The Week, WhoHaha, Standard Issue, Her, Vox, Daily Dangle, Stylist, Fast Company, eBaum's World, Someecards, and Funny Or Die.


Appeared in the book Joker Face​ (2017), Steve Best's collection of one-liners and fun facts from top comedians.