May 16th


Dave Eastgate

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Dave Eastgate
Dave Eastgate

Dave Eastgate has gone from stunt shows to television shows, theatre to feature film and New York Comedy Clubs to the Sydney Opera House via the Tokyo Punk Scene and the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is an overnight sensation, 14 years in the making.

Dave’s passion for performing began as a child growing up in Papua New Guinea where his father was stationed with the Australian Defence Force. The family moved to the Gold Coast when Dave was a teenager and he began honing his talent performing characters, stunts and music in the Queensland resort town’s famous theme parks, theatre restaurants and comedy clubs from the age of 16.

In 2001 at the age of 21 Dave headed to the oriental city of Osaka to performing at Universal Studios Japan, he made several television and radio appearances performing IN FLUENT JAPANESE!!! Then after a short stint street performing in the US, Canada and the UK Dave returned to Oz in ‘06 and blitzed the scene, touring around the country and supporting a number international acts including Robin Williams who described Dave’s act as “f*#%ing beautiful.”

Dave’s has done crowd warm up for every large scale Australian TV show and boasts a long list of satisfied corporate clients. He has appeared on the Emmy Award winning HBO series, “My Life on the D-List”, AFI winning “Review With Myles Barlow” and Logie winning “Sea Patrol”, not to mention numerous TV commercials worldwide.


Rebecca De Unamuno

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Rebecca De Unamuno
Rebecca De Unamuno

Rebecca De Unamuno is known from her several appearances on programs such as The Glass House, CNNNN, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Stand Up Australia, Comedy Slapdown, Kath and Kim and Comedy Inc – The Late Shift. She’s a comedian, actor, radio host, voice-over artiste, improv legend and all around comedy superstar. This woman oozes talent. (in a good way)

In the world of Theatresports, Rebecca is a two-time Cranston Cup champion and was a member of the Australian team which won the 2001 Improv World Cup. Rebecca was the first woman in the history of the competition to be named Player of the Tournament (aka World Impro Champion).

“…something few comics would dare contemplate”

– SMH

“it’s like watching a magician and wondering what the secret to her craft is”

– Impress Magazine