Join us for the launch of the 'Class Clowns' mini documentary about the three WA State Finalists journey in Melbourne. Free RSVP here! With stand-up on the night from Class Clowns finalists 2018 and MC'd by WA fave Matt Storer! 

Class Clowns Competition

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These performers get an A+++ for a hilarious WA State Final! Congratulations to all the performers, those sets were so killer and we can't wait to see you all gig again, watch out WA there is some serious talent incoming!

Huge shout out to Lynden who took out first prize and will be repping WA at the Melbourne Comedy Festival - Class Clowns National Final 20 April!

Thanks to everyone for coming and supporting and laughing and Tessa Waters as the most fab MC you could ask for What a beautiful turnout, we couldn't be happier! As well as massive thank you to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and our event partners City of Joondalup, City of Stirling, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), The Comedy Emporium & Propel Youth Arts WA!

Class Clowns Documentary

A mini documentary telling the story of teen comedians Lynden, Farhan, and Casey being selected to compete in Melbourne International Comedy Festival school competition. Premiering at the Revelation Film Festival, July 10 with MC Matt Storer and stand up from Lynden Hughes, Casey Clarke, Roydon Elliot and Brearley Mitchell. 

For Free entry RSVP at Gelo presents: Class Clowns at Revelations Film Festival

What it is?

Class Clowns is the nationwide search for Australia’s newest teen comedy sensation.
Every year hundreds of young teens compete for a chance to be flown over to Melbourne to compete in the national final, with a grand prize of $1,500 for themselves and a $1,000 comedy workshop for their school. 

Who can compete?

Up to 3 people can perform together so get writing on your scripts or enter solo and reap the glory, as long as you're aged between 14-18 or are in secondary school Years 9-12 . 
Any form of comedy is accepted from sketch acts, stand up, physical comedy, musical comedy. If you think you’re funny and have got your own original material we want you! 

How to register? 

Head to Class clowns website for information on how to register for 2019 or contact us for more information on you or your school can get on board for next year.

Get involved

Get in early for Class Clowns 2019 - if you are a local council or school and you think you'll have eight or more entrants you may be eligible to hold your very own heat. DIY Workshops and other engagement programs are also available year-round to build interest and develop the skills of young people in your community. 

Upcoming Workshops 

DIY Comedy Crash Course - Improv! at Edmund Rice Center

Improviser Tegan Mulvany will be hosting a TWO part DIY Comedy Crash course at 3 - 5pm on Saturday 31 March and 7 April 2018! And it's free to register - more info and sign up here

DIY Comedy Crash Course | KickstART Workshop

Comedian Nadia Collins is hosting DIY Comedy Crash Course for KickstART festival 3:30 - 5:30pm on Monday 16 April 2018! And its free to register - more info and sign up here.

Contact Rosie to find out when more workshops, or lobby your school or nearest council to get some more comedy to your area!


Presented nationally by 

With WA Co-Presenting Partner

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With support in WA from

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