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Deadly Funny : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Comedy Competition : Tasmanian Heat

Cheeky and loud, black and proud, Deadly Funny is Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s national comedy competition unearths the freshest, fiercest and funniest Indigenous talent from around the country. A trip to Melbourne and $2000 is up for grabs! Deadly Funny is always a significant and vibrant event.

Heading into its 10th year, this one-of-a-kind comedy competition is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 18 and over. All you have to do is have up to 5 minutes of funny material. It’s basically storytelling with a punchline!

Entrants will take part in a private workshop with a professional comedian, followed by a public live performance. Special guest judges will decide who goes on to perform in the national grand final during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

To enter as a participant in the Tasmanian Heat please REGISTER ONLINE 

For more information on the 2016 competition or for more information please visit the website or email: deadlyfunny@comedyfestival.com.au or call (03) 9245 3700

WORKSHOP: Tuesday 8 March 2016, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
PERFORMANCE: Tuesday 8 March 2016 @ 7:00pm

Entry as an audience member for the performance is FREE but please RSVP ONLINE to reserve your seat


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