One of the brightest stars to explode on the Australian comedy scene in recent years, Steph Tisdell is bringing the brightest up and coming Indigenous comedians in Queensland to the Sunshine Coast.
Her award-winning show, ’Black Out’ will take place as part of the Sunshine Coast Comedy Festival.
Don’t miss Steph and friends Ky Ambrums, Leon Filewood, Jalen Rassip at the deadliest show this year in The Brewery at the Imperial Hotel Eumundi on Friday 13 November.
A luminescent presence on stage, Steph’s warmth and wit has been a hit with audiences. Her solo shows sell out around the country and she’s frequently booked to play the biggest gigs on the most prestigious stages where she holds her own alongside the world’s best.
As a result, Steph is fast becoming a ubiquitous presence on mainstream television. being a regular guest on ’The Project’ and ’Hughesy We Have A Problem’.
An earlier interest in politics saw Steph first enrolling in law, and this sense of social justice matched with her formidable intelligence, enables her to deliver social insights that challenge cultural stereotypes in a way that is hilarious, relatable and importantly, as a proud Indigenous woman, powerful.Authentic, ebullient and endearing, she’s changing the world while taking the piss all at the same time.
As a Ydinji woman, she loves to share her experiences and what her culture means to her, and hopes that her visibility will empower other Aboriginal artists to come forward and to showcase why they’re the funniest race in the world.
Steph’s material also covers the spectrum of life as a twenty-something: dating, body issues, mental health.
She revels in oddball observations (have you ever considered what animals would look like with eyebrows?) and ribald remarks. Authentic, relatable, hilarious with a wit as sparkly as the mischievous glint in her eyes, Steph is a joy to watch.
She’s performed stand-up on Channel 10’s ’Stand Up for Christchurch Benefit’; ABC TV’s ’Tonightly with Tom Ballard’ and ’Comedy Up Late’, on Triple J, and is a regular on ABC radio guest programs. She co-hosted Triple J Breakfast for NAIDOC week 2019 with David Woodhead and has just wrapped filming her supporting role in her first feature film “Love You Like That”.
Her 2019 spot on ABC TV’s Oxfam Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala went viral and the following year she was invited to host the Gala, one of the festival’s highest status gigs.
Steph was also a part of the ’Aboriginal Comedy All Stars’ line-up, who sold out during their festival run at Edinburgh Fringe, before heading to London’s Soho Theatre.This is an 18+ event and tickets can be purchased through pre-sale only for $35 (+ booking fee) through OZTIX. Doors open 7pm with a seated show to comply with Covid-safe practices.