Comedians for Hire

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Comedian. Writer. Craft Enthusiast. Razor sharp, daring and downright lascivious, Rhys Nicholson is a wit quickly gaining international acclaim. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. After winning Best Newcomer at Sydney Comedy Festival in 2012, Rhys has gone on to perform all over the world, including Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Dublin’s Vodafone Comedy Festival and London’s prestigious SOHO Theatre, garnering audience and critical praise. They also quite liked his nice jackets.

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Lehmo is one of Australia’s most experienced and well-travelled comedians. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. His live work has seen him headline at comedy clubs for well over ten years and work all corners of the globe – USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand.
  • GOLD 104.3 (Radio)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • Utopia (TV Series)

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award winner    has video    author event host and MC

Adam Hills is one of Australia’s best-known comedians, mainly as the five-time Gold Logie nominated host of his two hit ABC TV series – the music quiz show Spicks and Specks and his unique take on the late night talk show, Adam Hills Tonight. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Already a gold-plated star in Australia, Adam has now taken the UK by storm with his own talk show on Channel Four, The Last Leg. Originally a one-off series for the 2012 London Paralympics, the Poms loved him so much it has been on air ever since!
  • Logie Award 2012: Most Popular Presenter
  • Spicks and Specks (TV Program)
  • Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight (TV Program)
  • Adam Hills Tonight (TV Program)
  • The Last Leg (TV Program)
  • ABC TV
  • BBC TV

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Alice is an award-winning writer, broadcaster, performer and comedian. She's also an ex academic, ex-corporate Lawyer and (sort of) banjo player. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Alice does reliably silly, unpredictably meaningful, narratively unorthodox, gut-punch comedy. She was awarded the 2016 AMP Tomorrow Fund grant for her podcast ‘Tea With Alice’ and has toured the world with her critically acclaimed solo shows The Resistance, and Savage. Both received four and five star reviews and packed out houses in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, New Zealand, London and the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Australia's "Acid Tongue Prince" Joel Creasey has just completed a stellar season of his sold out show The Hurricane across Australia in 2015. Having burst onto the scene at the tender age of 19, he is now one of the best known, hottest and most sought-after comedians in Australia - and he's still only 25 years old! Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Creating controversy yet winning legions of new fans wherever he goes, in only a short time Joel has built a huge following that is rapidly growing both nationally and internationally. People everywhere are falling in love with his intelligent observations, acerbic style, pop-culture expertise and unrivalled storytelling abilities.
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • New York International Fringe Festival
  • Raw Comedy

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award winner    author event host and MC

Edgy, polished and inventive, Charlie Pickering is a political junkie and law graduate who chose to pay his HECS debt by squandering his degree. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Charlie spent ten years travelling the world as an award-winning stand-up comedian before settling into the closest thing he has had to a day job since he left his legal career behind. As host of The Project, Charlie was at the centre of one of Australian television’s most daring experiments – re-defining the way that hundreds of thousands of Australians see the news.
  • 8th AACTA Awards - Winner - Best Entertainment Program (2018)
  • TV Week Logie Awards - Nominee - Most Outstanding Entertainment Program (2016 and 2017)
  • 49th Australian Writers Guild Awards - Winner - comedy Sketch or Light Entertainment - The Weekly with Charlie Pickering
  • 5th AACTA Awards – Winner – Best Light Entertainment Television Series: The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (2015)
  • Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Awards – Winner – Media Award: The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (2015)
  • The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (ABC TV)
  • The Yearly with Charlie Pickering (ABC TV)
  • ABC Countdown Live NYE
  • The Project (Network Ten)
  • Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation
  • Triple M: Kennedy Molloy - National Drive

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Grown from a carob pod in a sunny, Central Coast national park, Felicity Ward is a multi-award winning comedian, actor and writer who has toured her award-winning, sell-out shows across the world, winning hearts of audiences and critics everywhere she goes. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Felicity has appeared on Spicks and Specks, The Ronnie Johns Half Hour, Good News Week, Talking About Your Generation, Thank God You’re Here, The Librarians, The Project, Ronny Chieng: International Student along with multiple appearances on The MICF Oxfam Gala and MICF Comedy All Stars.

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Josh is a comedian (hopefully.) He is surprisingly popular, if you take into account his face and personality. He has more than 200,000 twitter followers and 240,000 Facebook fans. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Josh was a regular favourite on Network Ten’s Good News Week, made a clumsy but OK appearance on ABC’s QandA, hosted the prestigious Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala and was the Generation Y Team Captain on Network Ten’s Talkin’ ’bout Your Generation. In 2013 the show he wrote and starred in, Please Like Me, which premiered on ABC2. He will also make a long-awaited return to the stage when his Douchebag tour hits the road.
  • Please Like Me
  • Talkin' 'bout Your Generation
  • ABC TV

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award winner

A three-time nominee for Most Outstanding Show of the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Damien Power is the most exhilarating voice on the Australian comedy circuit, racking up numerous awards, nominations and rave reviews, and selling out rooms across the country. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Damien toured his raw, assured I Can’t Believe I Cared to audiences around Australia and the world in 2015. He took the 2016 festival scene by storm with Sell Mum Into Slavery, which was filmed as part of ABC TV’s Comedy Next Gen series.
  • NOMINATED Best Comedy Performer – Helpmann Awards (2019)
  • WINNER Pinder Prize – Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2017)
  • NOMINATED Barry Award – Most Outstanding Show Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2017)
  • NOMINATED Barry Award – Most Outstanding Show Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2016)
  • WINNER Director’s Choice Award – Melbourne International Comedy Festival (True Australian Patriots) (2016)
  • Utopia – Actor. Episode “The Ghost of Christmas Future” - ABC TV
  • The Project - Network Ten
  • Tonightly with Tom Ballard - ABC TV

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Mick Dwyer - Mickey D - combines his boundless energy, infectious smile and killer wit to produce world-­class comedy. He is a brilliant natural comic and amiable host. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Mickey burst onto the comedy scene as a 17 year old and made an immediate impact, storming the national finals of JJJ’s Raw Comedy, in Australia. Today, Mickey is recognised as a truly international comedian.