Bio/CV

Showreel:

Comedy performance:

As a comic, I’ve supported Arj Barker, Jackie Loeb and Felicity Ward & written shows for Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Woodford Folk Festival, Sydney Fringe & Sydney Comedy Festival. I’ve performed at corporate events for 22 years as an MC, comic & character actor.

Film, Television and Media Appearances:

Appeared on All Saints, Water Rats, Murder Call & Mum’s The Word, ads for Aldi, Budget Direct, Coles & Ikea & infomercials for Good Morning Australia (with Moira) & Mornings with Kerri-Anne (sadly not with KA). I’ve been on Hot Seat with Eddie Maguire too.

My film roles include Munster’s Scary Little Christmas, Final Cut (official selection at Cannes) and the Bollywood movie Heyy Babyy.

As a Clown Doctor I’ve been on Playschool, The Today Show, Guide To The Good Life, Sky News, Saving Kids, Sunrise and Saturday Disney.

I was a regular guest on 702ABC Sydney radio with Dom Knight for 2 years, I’ve done shoots/interviews for ABC, The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald , Body & Soul, Metro, The Chaser. Co-host on 2RRR & 99.3FM; interviews on 3RRR, 3XY, 2UE, 2SER & MIX 106.5.

Speaking Engagements:

I speak on behalf of The Humour Foundation, a charity dedicated to promoting the health benefits of humour. My speaking engagements include:

Junior Medical Officers Orientation – Sydney Children’s Hospital, Flight Centre, Commonwealth Bank, WINC Women of Spirit Breakfast, Woodford Folk Festival, NUMs and DOHTA conferences, Sydney Lyceum Club, schools, Rotary groups and HMAS Penguin.

Writing:

Australian Society of Authors mentorship; I worked with my mentor Dr Leslie Cannold on a non-fiction book. A Varuna Alumni, I attended the Writers’ House to develop my comedy writing skills with Tim Ferguson (DAAS) as part of a Narrative Comedy residency.

I’ve written articles for Living Ethics & Planet Ark and my short stories Sorrow Comes Unsent For and Thread of Life were published in anthologies. I served my writing apprenticeship as the literary assistant (& daughter) of one of Australia’s most prolific authors, the late writer & journalist Jack Pollard O.A.M. I wrote 10 books with my dad, editing and rewriting his work.