Damian Callinan

Comedians Melbourne & VIC

About Damian Callinan

Damian Callinan is a multi award-winning stand-up comic, broadcaster, actor and writer. He is best known to TV audiences for his roles on Skithouse and Before The Game as well as regular guest appearances on shows such as Spicks and Specks, Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala and The Great Debate. He is also a regular contributor on 774ABC Melbourne.

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In 2010 he received a third nomination for the prestigious Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for The Merger (his 10th solo show), which he continues to tour nationally. The Merger is currently in development to be made into a feature film with the backing of Screen NSW to be directed by Mark Grentell. His other award winning shows include Sportsman’s Night [Barry Nomination & Best Comedy Melbourne Fringe] Spaznuts [Piece Of Wood Comedians Choice Award at MICF] Proxy Heroes [Barry nomination] and his comedy dance show The Cave the Rave, which won him the ABN Amro Edinburgh Foreign Exchange Award. In 2013 Damian’s tours included The Merger [QLD] Cave The Rave [WA] Roadtrip [SA] and a national tour of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) with State Theatre Company SA: The 5th time Damian has performed this celebrated work. In 2014 Damian premiered 3 new shows, The Out Of Print Book Club at Adelaide Fringe, MICF & various writer’s festivals, ‘The Wine Bluffs’ at various wine and food festivals and his MICF show The Lost WW1 Diary has already been picked up for national touring in 2015 He has just also just completed a Playing Australia funded national tour of ‘Road Trip’ with Mickey D and a documentary film crew. The team visited 23 towns, spending 48 hours in each before presenting a 90 minute show based solely on their experience in the community. Damian was recently seen in cinemas in a critically acclaimed role as one of the ensemble lead actors in Backyard Ashes, and also appeared alongside Rhys Darby It’s A Date on ABCTV.

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