The Improv Bandits. NZ International Comedy Festival

Words Sarah Kidd There is an art to improv – despite what the non-believers might tell you – it is a form of comedy that by no means is as simple as it looks. It requires lightening speed reaction times, quick wits and a little more than a dollop of twisted humour....

C-SUITE ALL FEMALE, ALL FUNNY. NZ International Comedy Festival

“The comedians made especially good use of running gags and continuity throughout the sweet one hour set.”Words Joelle Reid It is a bleak Friday morning and I am stirring a very large coffee cup with a very small teaspoon. ‘Fuck!’ I frown at the spoon- I have...

Rhiannon McCall Eat Slay Love

“The pointed and jabbing humour often working best as the crowds’ awkward discomfort increases.”Words Sarah Kidd Happiness, we all want it. But how do we truly achieve it? In an age where the number of Instagram followers seems to be the preferred barometer of...

Cori Gonzaler-Macuer Up/Down. NZ International Comedy Festival

“Yes, mental health features prominently, and yes, it is raw, and it is gritty.”Words Sarah Kidd When he isn’t playing the part of a mis-behaved vampire alongside Taika Waititi or delivering thought provoking TEDX talks, you can usually find Cori Gonzaler-Macuer...