The Perth Comedy Festival 17 Seeks Out Up & Coming Comedy Talent


The Perth Comedy Festival and Vulture Culture are searching for the best up-and-coming local comedian. The event to decide this, Next Gen Comedy is based on audience vote, meaning we’re leaving it up to the people to decide who is the best in the West. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this exciting spectacle!

Two people from each heat will be chosen to go through to the Grand final. The winner will recieve a paid spot at the Rottofest Comedy Gala alongside some of Australia’s finest Stand-up Comedians.

Date: Sunday 7 May at 7:15pm (Heat 2)

MC: Rory Lowe

Contestants: Jimmy Kuratz, Tor Snyder, Daniel Conlan, Mason Brown, Patrick Marlborough, Alissia Marsh , Haydn Tuia, Ash Woodword, Jesse Kosseh, Cody Lynch

Venue: Regal Chorus Room, Subiaco

Date: Saturday 20 May at 9:30pm (Heat 3)

MC: Bart Freebairn

Contestants: Glenn Grimwood, Simone Springer, Nikolai Blazeski, Jackson Canny, Mark Canny, Elijah James, Alexander Circosta, Nick Hunter, Tancred Stain, Adrian Alajbeg

Venue: Regal Chorus Room, Subiaco

Date: Sunday 21 May at 6pm (GRAND FINAL)

MC: Mike G (USA)

Contestants so far: Nat Damena, Nic Monisse

Venue: Studio Underground at the State Theatre Centre of WA

Use the promo code nextgenchamp for $5 off heats when booking online.


Grab a cheap drink or have some fun afterward at Mustang Bar


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