Comedy Speakers

Glynn Nicholas

There are not many keynote speakers in Australia who have the breadth of skills and experience as that of Glynn Nicholas. With rare personal warmth, intellectual clarity, and drawing on his 33 years as a Performer, Director and Theatre Producer, Glynn presents one of the most engaging and inspiring keynote addresses in the country. Emigrating alone at 19 to Australia from Wales, he built a ca ...

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Graeme Bowman

Graeme Bowman is someone with many years of experience at turning ho-hum into ha-ha at conferences, launches and awards presentations. Graeme's great advantage over other speakers, comedians and MCs lies in the versatility he brings to each event. As well as running interactive trivia evenings, Graeme is an extremely experienced Keynote Presenter, Master of Ceremonies, Hoax Speaker, Corporate Com ...

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Graham Kelleher

Graham Kelleher has had a varied career in performance from Theatre, Circus and TV to Corporate Events. Over the years Graham has developed a warm and engaging persona that fits well as MC/Host/Compere. At six foot two he commands presence on stage and off, and has the ability to connect with an audience making them feel relaxed, welcomed and engaged. ...

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Greg Fleet

Greg Fleet is one of Australia's most experienced and popular stand up comics. As a NIDA trained actor Fleety made the plunge in 1987, starting out as a sit down comic (he was too nervous to stand) at the Prince Patrick Hotel in Melbourne. Since then he has made a name for himself as a consummate performer and writer who merges theatricality and comedy in a way that has put him at the forefront of ...

Hamish and Andy

Hamish and Andy have become semi regulars on Channel 10's 'Thank God You're Here' and the ABC's 'Spicks and Specks' and have appeared on celebrity specials including 'World's Brainiest Comedian' and 'Joker Poker'. They have presented at the Arias, the Logies and hosted 'Australia's Funniest Man or Woman... In September of 2006 the guys released their own mocumentary style show 'Real Stories' for N ...

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Harley Breen

Harley Breen has blown away audiences from the sugarcane fringes of Bundaberg to the sweaty stages of the Edinburgh Fringe. Regularly headlining around Australia, Harley has won over a legion of fans with his accessible and relatable comedy. Consistently unpredictable, Breen's sets seamlessly move from side-splitting material about the foibles of being a new-age dad to dodgy tales of his beloved o ...

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Holly Bryar

Crowned Miss Sydney Australia (2016) at the 6th annual sustainability pageant, Holly was determined from a young age to chase her dreams of working behind and in front of the camera.

After High School, she secured early entry into Charles Sturt University undertaking a double degree in TV Production & Graphic Design. It was during those four years Holly developed her love for creating children’s content within film, television and design.

Upon completing her degree, Holly relocated to Sydney taking time to pursue her passion for acting. She completed various short courses at NIDA under the guidance of Don Christopher, Brendon McDonnell & Serhat Caradee (AFI/AACTA nominee). Soon after she was accepted into NIDA’S part-time course - Advanced Screen Actors Studio with Writer/Directors Elissa Down (Black Balloon) and Craig Boreham (Teenage Kicks).

Holly has worked alongside the talented production teams of much-loved children’s programs Giggle & Hoot and Play School at ABC Kids TV. She currently works freelance and still continues her passion for performing arts.

 

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Jackie Loeb

Jackie Loeb has worked extensively as a comedian, vocalist, actor and musician. Since 1991, Jackie has delighted audiences with her highly original brand of comedy at leading venues across Australia and internationally. Along with playing Australia's leading comedy venues, Jackie Loeb was a cast member and writer on the award winning Australian television series ' Full Frontal '. ...

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Jacques Barret

Jacques Barrett is Dynamite! Lorded as one of Australian comedy's rising stars. Jacques has been working the Sydney scene with steady progress over the past 5 years but he's hit his stride in 2008 and has fast become one of Sydney's most sought after club comics. Most recently he's been recognised as one of the hottest young comics in Australia with The Melbourne International Comedy Festival eng ...

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James O'Loghlin

James O'Loghlin is not your average corporate presenter. With a background as a Criminal Lawyer, comedian and ABC media personality he is versatile and creative. James is well known for his host role of the ABC's television series The New Inventors and his show on ABC radio. When it comes to facilitation, MC, host or speaking roles James O'Loghlin is a complete professional and one of the best in the business. James has been delighting corporate audiences for over a decade and is equally at home giving keynote speeches on innovation, acting as MC for awards nights and conferences and facilitating panel or debate discussions.

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A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

All aspects of the process has always gone seamlessly with Ovations and we will continue to seek your assistance for the awards in the coming years.

Thank you again, your help has meant that our Awards are very professional and extremely well received by our members and guests.

Executive Assistant BSCAA NSW Division

Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

Shona Dilley – Smart School Awards, Department of Education
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