Comedy For A Cause presents a showcase of some of the best comedians from the Sydney and Melbourne International Comedy Festival in support of Mood Active.
Who is Mood Active? A non-profit organisation that runs 8-week exercise programs for people diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety. Exercise has been shown to be an effective treatment for these mental health issues, and yet it still under prescribed. Mood Active's aim is to help change this.
a New York based comedian who performs nightly at the world famous Comedy Cellar with Louie CK, Chris Rock, and Jerry Seinfeld. Smith has appeared on Conan (USA), Just for Laughs Montreal (CA), Flight of the Conchords and Rove Live (AUS).
Recently appeared as the opening act on Arj Barker's tour and was a Raw Comedy finalist. He has appeared in television shows such as Rove Live and Stand Up Australia.
Bruce Griffiths An ARIA award winning writer for comedy shows Good News Week and The Glasshouse. Griffiths has won titles such as Triple J Comic of the Year and a gold medal in New York Film Festival and TV Awards.
Umit Bali Bali appeared at the Sydney Comedy Festival and 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has been described as one of the rising stars of Australian comedy.
"I was blown away... catch him while you can still afford it." - Wil Anderson
There will be a silent auction on the night with great prizes up for grabs! All funds raised will go towards funding trainers to run classes at Mood Active.