Australian Finalist: Your Theatrics International Cabaret Competition 2014
Nominee: Victorian Green Room Award Cabaret Writing 2012
Winner: Award for Excellence in Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2011
Lord Mayor’s Fellowship for New & Emerging Artists 2006
“(I)…am not exaggerating when I say that she possesses a rare quality – a combination of stage presence, wit, intelligence and honesty – that I don’t come across too often.” Michael Pollock, musical director of Second City LA, credits include The Drew Carey Show, The Tonight Show.
“..a funny, talented lady… I hope that Brisbane appreciates what a treasure it has.” Steve Kaplan, USA-based comedy coach and creator of HBO Workspace (produced, developed & presented Jack Black, Nathan Lane and Nia Vardalos)
★★★★★ “Jenny Wynter is pure joy. My face hurts.” TalkFringe
Jenny is a comedian and cabaret performer with a known for her spontaneous, energetic and interactive style of comedy. Warm, friendly and engaging, she credits much of her onstage style to a 2-year stint in North America, where she toured her stand-up act throughout Canada with Yuk Yuk’s and performed as a mainstage cast member with the world-renowned improv company Loose Moose Theatre . She has also trained with Second City, Gary Austin (founder of The Groundlings in LA) and completed a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada.
She has performed stand-up, improv and her one-woman performances at many comedy venues and festivals around the world including: Carnival Cruiselines / Woodford Folk Festival / Melbourne International Comedy Festival / Adelaide Fringe Festival / Brisbane Comedy Festival and more.
Jenny’s official website is here.
★★★★★ “A sparkling gem.” NATG
“Jenny Wynter is, quite simply, wonderful.” Fringe Benefits