PENNY PEDERSEN

PENNY PEDERSEN

A bit of silliness, lots of impersonations and a healthy dose of cynicism.

Sydney, NSW, Australia

You will swear Sydney Comedienne and Actress, Penny Pedersen, has met your mum, as she explores how nagging a child can actually shape its adult life. Hear what Paul Keatings mum nagged him about; or Monica Lewinsky, John Hopoarti, Richard Carlton, or Chopper reads' mum, among many others.

A bit of silliness; lots of political satire; clever impersonations, and a healthy dose of cynicism. Penny has performed for many corporate audiences. She is a writer, who can tailor her performance, to suit just about any situation. Penny has been a guest radio presenter on the Triple J breakfast show with Wil Anderson and Adam Spencer - and is a regular panelist on ABC radios 702 THANK GOD ITS FRIDAY.

After successful seasons at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, where penny was invited to perform along with the cream of Australian comediennes on UPFRONT, the annual ABC TV show, which is filmed live at the Melbourne Town Hallshe returned to perform at Sydneys popular Big Laugh Festival. Penny was Victorian runner up, and national runner up, at the Raw Comedy Competition 2000; was a finalist in Sydneys Comic of the Year awards; appeared in Sass in the City (Sydney Comedy Festival);

Along with Sydneys best venues, penny has performed stand up in support/feature and mc spots, in Auckland and Edinburgh, Scotland U.K.

She has also appeared in dramatic roles for tv, in:

  • All Saints
  • Young Lions
  • Water rats
  • Police Rescue
  • Home and Away
  • Fresh Start (abc)
  • sketch comedy, for ABC TV
  • The Denton Show (channel Seven) and The comedy channel
  • Stand up spots on ABC TV plus Melbourne and Sydney community TV.

Her feature film credits include:

  • Little Fish
  • Floating Life
  • Fatal Bond
  • Get Away and A Series of Firsts among others.

Penny has appeared in over 35, funny, national and international TV commercials and on Sydney radio as a voice over artist.

She has performed for companies such as

  • Intel
  • Casio
  • Erricson
  • Cisco
  • David Jones
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • Modern Medicine Magazine
  • Honda
  • Toyota Camry
  • Dencorub

among many other major corporations and private parties.


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