Winner of “Female Comedian of the Decade” at the 2010 NZ Comedy Guild Awards, Michele A’Court is a fulltime professional stand-up comedian and freelance writer.
Her work turns up everywhere - on stage, television, radio; in newspapers and magazines - and she is in demand as a comic, an event MC, and also as a social commentator across all media. Michele is a regular guest on 7 Days, TV3’s award-winning comedy show; she has a regular spot reviewing the world’s weirdest news on TVNZ’s Good Morning; she is on Radio NZ National’s The Panel with Jim Mora; and 9 to Noon with Kathryn Ryan and Te Radar. She was also seen on the TVNZ drama, Go Girls, playing Miriam Hirsch – mother of Levi and foster mother to Ted and Bennie, the lead characters.
Michele has performed internationally with recent shows in Las Vegas, San Francisco, Vancouver, Victoria and Toronto. She has performed at comedy festivals in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Melbourne and Adelaide; and entertained NZ and international troops in East Timor.
As an after-dinner speaker, event host and conference MC, Michele’s hundreds of corporate clients over the past 15 years include financial advisors, health care workers, classical musicians, IT specialists, plumbers, insurance specialists, bankers, builders, lawyers, electrical workers, travel agents and scientists.
“...A'Court is a genius...” - Theatreview, Lexie Matheson
“...She delivers the new stuff with energy, insight and great timing...” - The Christchurch Press, Charlie Gates