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3 years ago
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Stand up comedian Geraldine Hickey has been performing for 17 years. Like many of Australia’s hardworking, long standing (pun intended) comics, she started out as a contestant in RAW comedy, the national open mic competition where new performers present their five best minutes to crowds of thousands. We caught up with Geraldine to talk about facing your fears,...
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5 years ago
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Kelly Fastuca claims she’s good at everything and great at nothing. I can’t say for certain this is true; one thing she’s definitely great at is filling a room. The Downstairs Lounge at The Grand Mercure Hotel is tiny, the audience small and intimate with Fastuca barely a metre away on a minuscule, makeshift stage. Once...
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6 years ago
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Kelly Fastuca is a boisterous presence onstage. Performing in a tiny space to an overfilled room at the Grand Mercure Hotel’s Downstairs Lounge, she bounces about with the glee of a sold out show tingling in the atmosphere. The thirty-three year old bespectacled Australian stand up has spent the last five years living in New York,...
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6 years ago
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Stand up comedian Kelly Fastuca needs an adult. Or at least, that’s the title of her show at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. After living in New York for a few years, surviving multiple natural disasters and starting her own podcast, we think Kelly’s pretty successful at adulthood. We asked her a few questions...
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6 years ago
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Every night this week, from October 27th to the 31st, Til is heading out to comedy venues around the Melbourne CBD to try and understand just what it is to be a working comic. There’s no special occasion, no festival. These are your regular weeknight comedy rooms and the people that perform there. Spleen is...