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Dave Callan, Rove McManus and dancers
Rove McManus
Phatcave with Tom Gleeson
Joel Creasey
Dave Callan dancing
Six In The City with Peter Rowsthorn
Phatcave with Hughesy Dave Hughes
Fiona McLaughlin
Phatcave with Arj Barker
Sami Shah

Kel Balnaves

Candid storyteller crafting hilarious mental images

Kel Balnaves headshot

Fresh from sold out shows at the 2017 Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Kel is a skilled MC and headline performer. He is a natural storyteller who audiences easily relate to with delivery that is dry and laconic. Kel has toured the country supporting acts such as Fiona O’Loughlin, Lawrence Mooney, Dave Hughes and Tom Gleeson.

In addition to standup, Kel is also a talented comedic actor staring in Wolf Creek: The Musical, The Sound of Nazis and is the co writer and star of the madcap sketch show The Wudidonga Arts Revue.


Adelaide Comedian Of The Year 2016
Nominated Best Comedy – Fringe World 2015, 2016


“…punchy delivery, vivid mental imagery and an engaging manner.”Chortle

“…had the audience continually laughing.”The Advertiser