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Al Prodgers

Corporate Entertainer, Comedian and Improvisor


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Cape Town South Africa

Highly experienced: Al has represented SA in London, Toronto, Dubai and various African countries including Namibia, Zambia and Uganda.
Hilarious and Accessible: Al’s humour is easily understood by South Africans and visitors from abroad.
Internationally Acclaimed: Al won through as a finalist comedian at the prestigious Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off in 2008.
Commended Nationally: Al regularly performs on major stages throughout South Africa, including the 2010 Vodacom Funny Festival in the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall, Cape Town.
Finalist Best recognised & acclaimed Proudly SA member company in 2011.
Client centric: Al places client satisfaction at the heart of his comedy performances.
Versatile: Al will customise his comedy to effectively communicate your company message.
Consultation: Al will meet you at your premises, take a detailed brief and prepare unique comedy for you at no extra cost to the client.
Motivational: Al’s interactive and positive style will energise your audience while they laugh.
Prestige Clients: Al has been privileged to perform for audiences including Archbishop Emeritus Tutu, The SA Cricket Team (Proteas), Edcon, Momentum, Coca Cola, IBM, VWSA and various other top business leaders.
TV Appearances: Al will be recognised from his numerous appearances in TV series such as Generations, Isidingo and Wild at Heart. He also wrote and presented Man on a Mission in the series Zooming in on Men
Currently : Al Presents, FuelDuel, a reality show being broadcast on Mindset Learn, DSTV.
International Movies: His film credits include international features such as Bravo Two Zero and Rhodes.

Contact details

O: 0114629322

M: 0745806040


Web presence

Business Address

85 Selbourne Road, Randburg, South Africa, 2188


Professional Portfolios

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Double Take Stand Up Comedy Tour

in Comedy Performances & Achievements

Headline Host for Comedy Central Africa 2013

in Comedy Performances & Achievements

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Stand Up Comedian | Parker's Comedy & Jive
2006 - present

Arts, Culture and Entertainment



Corporate Entertainer, MC & Stand up Comedian | Al Prodgers Comedy
2000 - present

Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Al has regularly performed at corporate golf days and successfully entertained many blue chip clients. He is versatile and works to your brief. Al also customises a significant part of his comedy set to suite your occasion and is able to include any relevant messaging in his show. The result is that audiences are delighted while the client’s special requirements are met. Al Prodgers would love to be your comedian of choice.

Al is an official member of the Proudly South African campaign. His humour springs from his enthusiasm to depict this diverse country in a positive light, so the comedy is an empowering experience for the whole audience.

"A huge thank you and congratulations on the atmosphere you created at the Tenth Hot Dip Galvanizing Awards Evening. Many of the guests who attended the function have congratulated me on all aspects of the function, particularly the entertainment. Your commitment to ensuring that the event ran smoothly was very obvious and for that I thank you!"
Saskia Salvatori, Hot Dip Galvanizers Association


Freelance Creative/Actor/Comedian | Blue Moon
1994 - present

Arts, Culture and Entertainment



Media, Entertainment, Art (Performing Arts (Acting, Stage))


Previous Position(s)

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

1986 - 1989

B.A. - English, Drama

Achievements

Awards

Best Recognised & Acclaimed Proudly SA Member company - Runner up | 2011

Proudly SA Honouring our committment to excellence

media exposure

Citizen | 2011

Àl's latest review in the Citizen Newspaper

IOL Tonight | 2011

Prodgers & Robertson act tests water

Hysterics | 2012

Hysterics Interviews Al Prodgers

Testimonials

Carrie - Encore Events

"“Al, you were the best I had ever seen you yet! You are still my favourite comedian for events – your professionalism and talent is such a unique combination in the comedy industry. You set the tone for the evening and everybody adored you! You also made what could’ve been a very long evening of tedious awards evening loads of fun – you were outstanding! Thank you!”" - 2012

Melanie - Guardrisk

"Al was wonderful! He did EXACTLY what we wanted him to do and added considerable value to our event. I would certainly use him again and would recommend him to anyone. Al is a real professional, he knows his stuff – he does his homework – and he is really funny. He followed the brief to the letter and we’ve had many compliments about him.

" - 2012

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