Norm Alconcel, popularly known as “Big Norm” is a modern day renaissance man. Multi-faceted, Norm is by turns a stand-up comedian, singer, songwriter, TV host and chef. Norm’s soulful style of comedy is an amalgamation of life experiences and cultural perspectives gained through his time growing up in Toronto community housing, in a broken, immigrant, Seventh-day Adventist home. His style showcases influences from Jamie Foxx, Russel Peters, Tracy Morgan and Cedric The Entertainer. Big Norm incorporates a hip-hop-Motown inspired cadence and delivery to his stand up and frequently touches base on race, multiculturalism, music, and personal experience to entertain his audience. He has worked and performed all over the world and on many different platforms including MTV, MuchMusic, the Manifesto Festival, Asian-American Film Festival, the Laugh Till Ya Belly Burst Festival in St. Maarten, Toronto International Film Festival and Field Trip Festival to name a few.
He has shared the stage with Russel Peters, Micheal Blackson, Lunelle and has hosted and opened up for countless musicians and performers including the Ghost Face Killa, School Boy Q, Machel Montano, Chronnix, and Jhene Aiko.
Norm can be seen on comedy stages across the world, in pop kitchens across the country and online on his social media, posting hilarious, up-to-date accounts of his daily life.