Whilst comics of his generation use the stage to launch other careers, Vince Sorrenti has made the stage his career.
Sorrenti is one of Australia’s best known and leading comic entertainers. No comic is more in demand for everything from after dinner speaking to product launches, sports hospitality, awards ceremonies and any manner of corporate, fundraising, sporting or public event. Vince performs at over 200 events a year in Australia and overseas.
Vince Sorrenti has a long performance history, cutting his teeth in Architecture Revues in the early 1980s and in the burgeoning stand up comedy scene that he helped create. After graduating as an Architect in 1985 he threw full weight behind his real talent and has performed to ecstatic crowds on thousands of stages all over the world. He has hosted TV programs in Australia and the United States, appeared in movies, released comedy albums, performed in festivals, and been a guest on countless talk and variety programs. He has thrice won the Mo Award as Australia.s best comic.
Vince Sorrenti is a writer. He has won a Gold medal at the New York Film Festival for his documentary No Laughing Matter in which he also starred (playing all 7 characters !). His feature film script Gino won full FFC funding in 1990 ($2.5 million). Vince has also written hundreds of feature articles for publications including The Bulletin, Sydney Morning Herald, The Weekend Australian, Vacation, The Daily Telegraph and many others. Vince is hilarious as hundreds of testimonials and a staggering amount of repeat work testifies. He has become the yardstick all corporate entertainers/speakers are measured by. Sorrenti has demonstrated versatility over the years being everything from a sports commentator to a debating captain on a long list of television programs for every network in the country. An ability to adapt to any audience has been the key to his popularity on live stages at a blinding array of events.
He is a near permanent fixture at every major sporting event in Australia, from Bledisloe Rugby to Ashes tests. He is in high demand on the stages of charity benefit events, political fundraisers, corporate award and launch events, and parties of all description, both as a host and performer. He has entertained everyone from Prime Ministers to PNG Highlanders, Hollywood Celebrities to Trade Unionists, and Cardinals to Wall Street Bankers. Vince Sorrenti is the current face of German manufacturing giant Continental Tyres in Australia and New Zealand, MailPost Australia, and Uncle Tobys Oat Brits.