Khaled has performed his powerhouse stand-up comedy around the world – to royalty in the Middle East, Australian troops in Afghanistan and to the invitation-only New York Comedy Festival. He’s also toured with Jim Jefferies on several of his recent Australian tours; opening Jim’s biggest show in front of ten thousand people at Perth Arena in 2016.
Khaled has been featured by news.com.au in their 'hand-picked guide to film’s fresh faces and shooting stars — the seven actors who are going to be everywhere in 2017' and by The Daily Telegraph as one of nine entertainment 'faces to watch in 2017: meet the fresh new faces that will have us talking this year'.
‘One of comedy's hottest talents, a must see. ★★★★’ The West Australian
‘Khalafalla is raw and witty, leaves the audiences in stitches... One not to miss. ★★★★’ The Music
‘Bursts onto the stage with confidence and enthusiasm and has the audience in stitches from the get go. ★★★★’ Herald Sun
‘This guy can do no wrong. Everything he touches turns to gold. He's taking steps forward every day and it'd be a crying shame to miss him in action.’ The AU Review
Jacques Barrett is Dynamite!
Jacques has been working the Sydney scene with steady progress since 2006. He hit his stride in 2008 and become one of Sydney's most sort after club comics.
With a combination of social satire and impressionistic style he creates a charming stage persona. He takes his audiences on a journey that proves him to be sharp and original. Jacques is constantly evolving his stage act and his ability to write cutting edge topical material and deliver it in any medium has put him at the forefront of the new breed of Australia's rising stars.