Comedian

My first open mic performance was in May 2017 right here in Dunedin and since then I have gigged in every NZ city. I have sharaed the stage with some of New Zealand's best comedians Jeremy Elwood, Brendhan Lovegrove, Britney Cardwell... I have performed at numerous festivals: Dunedin Fringe Festival(s), The Christchurch Comedy Carnival, Fringe in the Stings', Salty Buskers Festival, and the Palmy Fringe Festival.

Comedy Producer

I have been producing shows as Dunedin Comedy since early 2018. As a necessity I have taken a variety of roles in the production pipeline including: booking talent, scouting for talent, marketing, graphic design, audio, lighting, filming, photography, and stage management. Alongside Dunedin Comedy productions I have also been hired to work for the Dunedin Fringe Festival and the NZ Young Writers Festival.

Open mic comedy shows

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I produced my first open mic comedy show in April 2018. A monthly gig at Inch Bar but it quickly became weekly as popularity grew.

Otago RAW Comedy Quest

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

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In 2019 I produced my first comedy benefit. I book an all female lineup and together we raised $1,100 for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, which was 75% of our total revenue.

Christmas Variety Show

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For the Balclutha City Impact Church Variety show I book Dunedin legend Rob McLennan and myself to perform clean comedy to an audience of church regulars and children.

Whakamana Cannabis Museum

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2018-2019 I produced a monthly show at Whakamana: The Cannabis Museum of Aotearoa. Many local comedians performed here and also comedians from Christchurch.

Producing Post Pandemic

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2 weeks after NZ entered Alert Level 2 I started producing shows, implementing hygeine protocols including: Social distanced seating, multiple microphones, contact tracing...

Reuben Crisp