Archive for the ‘Halley Metcalfe’
Goodbye, Farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye.
*NB: Halley has lost her voice and so, will be describing her week through the medium of third-person storytelling* Halley puts her right hand to her throat and rubs her larynx gently, almost maternally, with an expression of sad acceptance. She then loses herself in a coughing fit, a dry, hoarse empty cough that implies a [...]
Deconstructing constructive criticism in an amicable and understanding fashion. Knobs. No really, I'm fine.
Halley's battle with technology and the homeless begins...
Stand-up Comedy wasn’t my life’s dream. It was only when a friend of mine said she wanted to try it that I decided I would too. Not because it would be a fun thing to do, not because I thought I’d be any good at it, but because I didn’t want to be left behind. Ah, fear and jealousy [...]
Ok. It’s time to get honest. This blog is about comedy festival, yes? It’s about my experiences as a comedy festival participant, yes? It’s not just about the good times – it’s about the struggles we comedians go through whilst funding, writing, promoting and performing a comedy show, yes? Well then, it’s time for this s&%# [...]
So. First night, you ask? Yes, I reply. Last night I opened my new show, ‘Five Stars’ at the comedy festival. I had toiled over writing, editing and trialing the show for months and finally I was able to present it to the world… well, to a small intimate audience anyway. ‘Small, intimate audience’ is a way [...]
This is just a post to let you know it is the day before my festival show, ‘Five Stars’ begins, and the fact that I’m sitting here writing a blog clearly shows that my procrastination skills know no bounds. I’ll keep it short and sweet: I’m excited. That is all.
A very intimate and personal interview with up and coming comedian, Halley Metcalfe, who discusses her hopes for the future of Melbourne comedy and her agony over high waisted pants coming back into fashion...
I’m here to talk about festival, which I will throughout the next month, regularly, however today I need to address something incredibly close to my heart and important to our nation. I don’t like bad customer service. That’s not so unusual, a lot of people, especially nowadays, can spend at least two to three minutes a [...]