12 Mar 2021 Annual Event
The search is on for Australia’s funniest teens. Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s one-of-a-kind national comedy competition for young people is now open.
Class Clowns aims to inspire, engage and elevate teens aged 14-18 (Years 9 – 12). It’s free to enter, and all students need is a 3-5 minute original act in any style of comedy.
Heats around the country start with a two-hour workshop, where students rehearse and refine their act with the help of a professional comedian, followed by an opportunity to perform for a live audience.
Selected comedians go on to compete in state finals, with the winners invited to participate in the National Grand Final for a chance to win a cash prize of $1500, and a workshop package for their school.
For over two decades, Class Clowns has helped hundreds of funny, young peeps hone their comedy potential. Past participants like Joel Creasey, Annie Louey, Rhys Nicholson, Aaron Chen and William McKenna have gone on to have a career in showbiz, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is always on the look-out for the next generation of funny people.
If you’re the teacher, parent or guardian of a funny teen, head to the website. to learn more. Or to be part of the audience of a Class Clowns Heat, book your tickets at the website.
12 Mar 2021