Cal Wilson is one of those rare a Kiwi comedian’s who makes a lot of Australians laugh! Crossing the ditch in 2003 Cal has gone on to be one of Australia’s most loved comedians
She is also well recognised in Australia for her hugely successful Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival shows and her many appearances on television shows such as Spicks and Specks, Good News Week and her acclaimed guest appearances on Thank God Youre Here. Cals recent Melbourne Fringe Festival performances demonstrate her enormous talent as a stand up comedian. Her one woman stand up shows at Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival and the consistently received exceptional reviews.
Cal is constantly in high demand as an MC for Festival showcases in New Zealand and Australia. Cal is also a wonderful corporate performer and very popular in this market. She has the experience and know-how to deal with the situations that can arise together with the profile and appeal to gratify a wide spectrum of audience.
Cals stand up career has been well rewarded and recognized over the years. In 1997 she was awarded the inaugural Billy T Award for up and coming comedians, by the New Zealand Comedy Trust, and was included on the judging panel in 2001. In 2000 Metro Magazine named her Best Comedian of the year. She received the Best Newcomer Award at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival in April 2001. In 2002, Cal and her fellow Willy Nilly writers were awarded the TV Guide New Zealand Television Best Script, Comedy.