Brought up in South London, Thanyia Moore first love was acting and dance. Already having a love for comedy and having the confidence to take to the stage to tell jokes came later in life. Being an actress and dancer, getting on stage was never a problem, getting on stage and being funny is another subject.
Thanyia’s’matter of fact’ on stage persona coupled with her smiling face and instant likeablity ; in addition to her work rate (5-6 gigs a week) is the reason why she has a rapidly growing fan base.
Thanyia is not afraid to talk about her past, present or future, embraces being ‘naked’ on stage. Sharing stories of her dancing days, jobs and children ; amongst many other things.
Amongst her many obvious talents,Thanyia is used to hosting dance events, now doing so for a number of years. An experienced host which she throughly enjoys. She has been invited to guest MC many nights, including but not limited to, Comedy Bin, Laughter League, Happy Hooker, The Red Carpet, Gr8 Nights to name a few.
Thanyia also took part in a comedy Panto, Scrooge : A Comics Version, with a host of comics and actors including Quincy, Tony Hendrix & Maureen Younger in addition to being named the Best Female Newcomer at the Black Comedy Awards (Dec 2013).
Thanyia is what was missing from urban comedy. A funny woman with an opinion’ –Kojo
Moore by name & Moorish by nature… Thanyia presents her comedy with a real zest & hearty feeling that demonstrates she adores comedy… And the audiences adore her too in return. A pleasure to watch and laugh’ – Mr Cee
Fresh new comedian on the scene’ – Rudi Lickwood
Thanyia Moore has come on to the stand up circuit with a style, hilarious wit, brutal honesty and flair which has made her infamous – traits which I think will make her famous !’ – Dane Baptiste