Adam McKenzie

Ensemble Company

Joined Impro Melbourne 2019

Performance Background

A multi-award winning writer, actor and comedian, Adam is a veteran of the Australian comedy industry. Adam has performed around the world for 17 years, gathering awards for his work with sketch comedy trio Watson, including two ‘Golden Gibbo’ nominations and winner of ‘Best Comedy’ at the Melbourne Fringe Festival for the show Who’s Afraid of The Dark?

Recently Adam performed his latest solo stand up show Laser Light at the 2017 Melbourne Fringe Festival, and was nominated for the ‘Best Comedy Award’.

A talented improviser, Adam has been a part of the international cast at both the IMPRO Amsterdam Festival in Holland and the Impulse Festival in Canada.

Behind the camera, Adam is a highly sort after Broadcast Producer, editing and producing work for TV and Film. Adam worked with Australian film-maker Michael Rymer on the critically acclaimed Australian feature Face to Face, and more recently Produced Watson’s latest online sketch Men and Tampons... In a Perfect World which has to date been viewed over 12 million times.

Theatre Credits:

WINNER - Moosehead Award - 2017
“Go To Hell”
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL

WINNER - Best Comedy - 2015
“Are You Afraid Of The Dark?” MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL

NOMINEE - Best Independent Comedy - 2014 & 2012 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL
COMEDY FESTIVAL
“Shakespeare Fight Club” & “Tie Her To The Tracks” 

Film credits:
Co-writer, Co-Director and Co-Producer - CAN YOU HEAR ME? - Short Film 2019 Assistant Editor - FACE TO FACE - 2011
Impro Credits:
THE CREW - Core Cast Member - 2003-2006
IMPRO AMSTERDAM FESTIVAL - International Cast Member - 2013

Favourite IM show or role: Soap-A-Thon

Impro Motto or Quote: “Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” Mile Davis

Comic inspirations: Sarah Silverman.

My Little Secret: I bald. Don’t tell anyone.