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Julia Zemiro to MC State-of-origin impro comedy gala! Enmore Theatre Sunday 7 May
BY Sirmai Arts Marketing | 20-Apr-2017
State-of-Origin of Impro Comedy is back! The hottest teams of fast-thinking comedians from across the country are descending on Sydney… and state pride is at stake! They’re here to battle it out for the Theatresports National Championship crown. And they’re not taking prisoners!
Like Whose Line is it Anyway? or Thank God You’re Here! on adrenaline, it’s the Sydney Comedy Festival’s annual must-see gala show.
This year, Sydney's Cranston Cup champions, “We Thought This Was a Council Meeting”
(Redfern's Sarah Gaul and Jack Ballhausen plus Robert Boddington of Cremorne) - pictures attached -
will take on the best visiting teams from Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Canberra.
With theatreports legend and TV icon JULIA ZEMIRO (Eurovision, Rockkwiz) as MC,
assisted by former champion Glebe's Maddie Parker (Crash Test Dummies) hosting
along with musical improviser Bryce Halliday (of Ashfield) leading a four piece band!
Representing Victoria are Jenny Lovell, Amy Moule, Sarah Kinsella and Anna Renzenbrink (pic attached)
South Australia features Anne Mayer, Eden Trebilco and Sam Calleja; Queensland is Tom Dunstan, Brittany White and Amy Currie;
WA stars Glen Hall and Chris Bedding, with the ACT team made up of Nick Byrne, Sophie Hope and Hen Gissane.
Theatresports® is Australia’s longest running-comedy show. Teams compete at quick-fire sketches to delight the audiences and impress the judges. For over 25 years, performers have taken the ultimate leap into the comedy unknown, creating theatre magic off the top of their heads!
Former national Theatresports champions include Jordan Raskopoulos (Axis of Awesome),
Andrew O’Keefe (Sunrise) and Tom Walker (Whose Line is It Anyway Australia?).
Don’t miss this hilarious, no-holds-barred, family-friendly state versus state scrap:
no scripts, no safety net, just some of the world's quickest minds… making it all up as they go!