Kelsey de Almeida

"Very confident performance... lots of laughs." - Jason Manford
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Kelsey is a 20 year old stand up comedian who plays to audiences across the country. With a mix of observations and storytelling he hopes there’s something in there for everyone to enjoy.

Here are some of the things he has been up to recently:
He supported Stephen K Amos on his 2015/16 UK tour ‘The Laughter Master’ & at the Udderbelly Festival in Summer 2016 on London’s Southbank.

He’s been selected for the ‘AAA’ showcase show (Late) for the full run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 (Pleasance Courtyard).

He performed at the legendary comedy night ‘LATE N LIVE’ at the Gilded Balloon (main room) at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015.

He performed on the ‘Stephen K Amos Talk Show’ at the Gilded Balloon at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015.

His credits include when he was 15 he won ‘Best Joke’ in a Mock the week competition and also won ‘Best gag’ for a online competition in 2011 for Teenage Cancer Trust’s comedy benefit night (both of these were before he started performing stand up).

He has performed at a number of charity nights including Wateraid UK and MIND.

Some of the acts he has performed with, and along side, include; Tom Stade, Sara Pascoe, Seann Walsh, Henning Wehn, Sam Simmons, Jo Caulfield, John Kearns, Luisa Omielan, Nish Kumar, Tom Allen, Ian Stone and Arthur Smith.

WINNER – Comedy Cafe New Act Night

FINALIST – Jaunty Lark comedy competition.

“Opened for me on tour, a superb act to follow. Blown away by his funny, they loved him…Catch him now, he’s got it.” – Stephen K Amos

“Clear Standout, has a very good comedy brain for a 20 year old, will only get better as his confidence improves” – Glee Club