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Meet Laughing Viking:  Lars Classington

"HAVE MORE FUN IN '21!" 

I've spent the last 10 years of my life working as an actor, comedian and creator helping dreamers turn delusions to REALITY! 

In 2009, I found myself working 70+ hrs/week in financial services feeling burnt out, unmotivated and unfulfilled with a nagging knowing that I wasn't living in my highest purpose.

So I made a decision to lean into my dreams of working in tv, film & comedy. 

First, I answered a Craiglist ad "So You Wanna Be a Comedian?" which led to my exhilarating standup comedy debut at YukYuks in London, Ontario. 

Standup quickly led to improv, sketch and dinner theatre gigs. 

In 2012, I moved to Toronto for more standup stages, got an agent, and began my journey as an actor.

Some Highlights So Far:

  • 5 episodes as "Lou The Main Man Handy" on the kids comedy "Oh Yuck!" (NETFLIX)

  • 20 episodes on the sketch comedy series "Almost Genius" (CMT CANADA)

  • Lead role in an episode of "Fear Thy Neighbor" (DISCOVERY)

  • Working with Jason Momoa on his epic series "SEE" (APPLE+)

In 2017, I created Laughing Vikings to help dreamers like me turn their own delusions to reality!

Laughing Vikings produces live comedy and theatre shows, tv, film, commercials and podcasts. 

We've helped hundreds of actors craft professional auditions and book dozens of tv, film and theatre roles.

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CHRIS SANDIFORD

(What We Do In The Shadows, Cavendish, Jack Ryan)

"My go-to spot since moving to Toronto in 2017. Lars and the gang are always the best resource for me when it comes to recording auditions. If you don’t wanna bug your friends, bug them!

DREW SEELEY

(Jersey Boys, Pitch Perfect, I Kissed a Vampire)

"SUCH a great experience. Great quality self tape, great reader, great coaching, great price. Will be my go to place for any auditions that come up in Toronto. Thx guys!"

LORY MPIANA

(Sloppy Jones, In Her City, Spell Bent)

"AMAZING!!! So professional and such good quality! I am so satisfied with my results. Thank you Lars! :) "

PAULA MCNEILL

(Schitt's Creek, Titans, Hemlock Grove)

"Wonderful experience and great people! The lighting and sound is amazing! So much better than fighting with my husband about his lack of reading skills and trying to set up my phone on a pile of books while gathering every light that 's portable! haha! So great to be introduced to Laughing Vikings and have a safe space to play :)"

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Are you an actor, comedian, artist or entrepreneur working on turning your dreams to reality? Laughing Vikings members get unlimited access to our live shows, workshops and events PLUS our best rates on all services and studio rentals.  Join our diverse and inclusive community and let's get started together turning delusions to reality! New members get 7 bonuses including one FREE Audition Session!

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FEATURED BLOG POSTS:

MEET JAMES LARSEN: BROTHER, DRUMMER, DREAMER.  

James is my middle brother. This weekend was his 50th birthday.
He was born July 3rd 1970 in British Columbia. He died Dec 7th 2003 in New York City living his dream. I'd like to share some of James' life with you today. 

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HOW TO START A COMEDY CAREER ON CRAIGSLIST 

In 2009 at age 31, I left a well paid corporate career after 10 yrs because I wasn't in love with it.  I made the decision to follow my passion for comedy and pursue a career in entertainment.

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I HATE RAISINS

I hate raisins. But I love making people laugh. If you’re looking for some silly goosery, then please check out my debut comedy album SILLY GOOSE! 

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