Hot, handsome, and hilarious, Jacques Barrett is a fast rising Australian comedian who has built a reputation of being a show stealer. His impeccable timing and high quality comedy make him popular wherever he performs. He is a bit of a globetrotter and gravitates back to Oz every few months. That’s the time when event organizers are all over him and he hardly has a free day when he’s not performing. Those who know him better book him months in advance for their comedy event and have jam-packed rooms thundering with laughter. Contact us now to check Jacques Barrett’s schedule and price.
Jacques has been performing standup comedy for 12 years. Prior to that, he was a bartender for almost 10 years. His years behind the bar counter have allowed him to observe human behavior and modern life up close, and he draws from his collection some fresh, juicy, and previously unheard comic stuff whenever he’s performing on stage. He’s a scary judge of people and knows what will have his audience in stitches the moment he sets eyes on them.
Barrett’s comedy is original and unlike any other comic. Though his genre is observational and impressionistic, he carves his humor differently from other artists in these genres, thanks to his unusually sharp wit and extraordinary intelligence. He serenades the crowd with his crisp narrative and takes them on a joyride of entertainment and laughter they could never have imagined. He is one of the most versatile and flexible comedians and can adapt to any kind of crowd and event quite naturally.
Jacques creates laughter by weaving interesting characters into modern social life and presenting the outcome through his strong narrative skills. He is in the same league with some of the famous national comedians as far as the depth, quality and ingenuity of his humor are concerned. Apart from the event, Jacques can also adopt to different media types without breaking a sweat. He’s as confident and funny on TV and radio as he is on stage. A standup comedian right down to his soul, Jacques Barrett is a rising star with a brilliant future ahead. Book him while you can still afford him!
Jacques spent the last year and a half touring the world and spreading laughs in his wake. He has performed in Southeast Asia, South Africa, Eastern Europe including Romania, Prague, Croatia, and Estonia, Helsinki, Sweden, and Switzerland. He has also performed standup in the UK for one full year. He has complemented his standup career by appearing on numerous TV and radio programs, which have made him a recognized comedian throughout the country.
His most noteworthy media appearances include Channel 9’s late night comedy show Ralph TV, the Footy Show and One HD sports. He is a talented writer and his column is published regularly in the men’s magazine Zoo Weekly. He is in hot demand during comedy festivals where his name guarantees packed halls. Time Out Sydney calls Jacques Barrett “pretty damn impressive”.