Hire / Book Joey Rasdien Comedian / Master of Ceremony


Hire / Book Joey Rasdien Comedian / Master of Ceremony

Hire / Book Joey Rasdien Comedian / Master of Ceremony

Joey Rasdien is the epitome of South African comedy today. His endearing stage persona is intellectually absurd, physically hysterical and visually beside himself. This belies his other profession… high-level fund management and financial advising.
- He has become a face of the new generation… having appeared in many television ads, including Cell C, KFC, Standard Bank, The ICC Cricket World Cup Campaign and Sanlam. He recently toured with the South African Cricket Team as one of the faces of Standard Bank Cricket.
- His other television appearances include a performance on “Comedy Showcase”, Sketches on “Jerry Springer’s Saturday Night”,”The Phat Joe Show” and a lead role in a “Quickies” Production.
- Joey was also hired to perform rap in 4 music video recordings for the Department of Health for their AIDS campaign, Khomanani.
- Joey Rasdien has performed a lead role in a pilot for a Donovan Marsh movie and was on tour with John Vlismas for 5fm’s Beach tour in December 2002.
- He also performed at the two-week international HA-HA comedy festival held at the Playhouse Theatre in Durban.
- Joey Rasdien was the MC on the opening night at the 2002 Oppie Koppie Pre-Show at Hatfield Square, Pretoria nad headline act at the 2004 festival held in Northam.
- This versatile performer was also a regular on Whacked Management’s Comedy Underground venues including Cool Runnings in Melville and The Blues Room in Sandton’s Vllliage Walk.
- He is also a regular on the Parker Leisure Comedy circuit, where he performed to sell out audiences at Carnival City, Morola Sun and Dachs in Pretoria.
- He is a regular headliner at Nu Breed Comedy and Munt Comedy evenings targeting the growing black comedy market.
- One of his biggest comedy gigs thus far was on the Main Arena at the Smirnoff International Comedy Festival held in Cape Town.
- Joey has since become a scriptwriter and performer on the hit comedy sketch show, The Pure Monate Show, on SABC 1. He is currently working on two feature film scripts to be shot in 2006.
- He was host of his own game show, Go For It, on SABC 2.
- He also presented the popular live interactive game show, Play TV on SABC 3.
- As versatile as ever, Joey played second lead in the successful film, Dollars and White Pipes, an Anant Singh produced South African feature recently screened on M-Net.
- He was also the lead in the John Barker produced short film, The Last Days of Anna Van Storm, to critical acclaim.
- His experience in the financial industry is an advantage when relating to a corporate audience which makes him a sought after facilitator/entertainer at conferences. His corporate clients include SA Post, SAB Miller, Spoornet, FNB, The Gordon Institute of Business and Sasol, amongst others. He was also MC at the Golf 5 car launch last year.
- His latest TV offering, is Laugh Out Loud, a prank show to be screened on M-Net later this year.

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