With a prestigious highly sought-after nomination for top Australian comedy award, The Barry, Smith returns to Brisbane Comedy Festival and to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, following their critically acclaimed 2018 show, ‘Worth It’.
The self-described ‘Gentleman Elf’, DeAnne can’t wait to get back to Australia, fresh from taping their acclaimed 2019 NETFLIX special. A part of the streaming service’s unprecedented stand-up comedy event series; DeAnne was one of 47 comedians handpicked to perform a half-hour special which was filmed in July at Just For Laughs in Montreal.
Canadian Comedy Award winner, and NBC'S Last Comic Standing Semifinalist, DeAnne’s newest show will no doubt be absolutely jam-packed with the intelligence, spontaneity and sideswipe punchlines Australians adore.
In Australia, DeAnne is a regular on Network Ten’s annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival Oxfam Gala and The Great Debate, as well as ABC TV’s The Weekly and Comedy Up Late. Her 2017 MICF gala spot went viral when, "Straight Men, Step Your Game Up," was viewed 35 million times.
In addition to multiple seasons at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, DeAnne has performed all over the world, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Iceland Comedy Festival, the invite-only Just for Laughs Montreal and Chicago, to name a few. She also has an award-winning podcast - “DeAnne Smith’s Questionable at Best”.
If you’ve not yet caught DeAnne Smith’s hilarious, unique and whip-smart brand of comedy, you must.