Join Rebecca De Unamuno and discover the comedian within. The art of joke writing, the importance of timing, dealing with an audience – these are all part of the stand-up comedians’ kit. In this introductory course, you will discover these tools and the confidence to share a story…and a joke.
Bio of host:
Rebecca is an improviser, stand-up comedian, voice-over artist and radio presenter. Her television credits include Just For Laughs Australia, The Glass House, Big Bite, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Kath & Kim, Comedy Inc - The Late Shift, and Talkin' "Bout Your Generation. In 2018 Rebecca was the writer for Grant Denyer on Family Feud. On radio Rebecca has been guest co-host of Triple M Breakfast, Tom and Subby, The Shebang and is a regular on Thank God It’s Friday (ABC Radio Sydney). Rebecca has recently joined the presenting team on ABC Radio Sydney and currently hosts Sunday Mornings. For two years Rebecca was the voice-over artist for The Comedy Channel and continues to work extensively in the world of voice-overs, voicing many television and radio ads, series narrations and has provided voices in the feature films Mad Max: Fury Road and Happy Feet 2, where she worked alongside Robin Williams, Hank Azaria and Elijah Wood.
Rebecca has performed comedy and improv for the past 22 years at various venues and festivals throughout the world including Just For Laughs, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, The Sydney Comedy Store, Enmore Theatre, Belvoir St Theatre, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival and New Zealand Fringe Festival. Rebecca has also toured nationally three times with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander (George Costanza) and is a regular MC and comedian on P&O Cruises. She is a two-time Cranston Cup Champion and was a member of the Australian team which won the Improv World Cup at the 2001 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Rebecca was the first woman in the history of the competition to be named Player of the Tournament.