Renowned Comedian and Corporate MC

MC | Comedian | Celebrity 

Alan Committie is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most loved and recognizable comics. As a character comedian, stand-up comic, actor, director, writer, producer and Master of Ceremonies, Committie is the quintessential funny-man, his hilarious performances nothing short of sheer genius. He’s had audiences across the country doubled up with laughter and is best known for his sell-out one-man shows Stressed to Kill, One Man, One Remote!, TV or not TV, The Clown Jewels I and II, Titanic on Ice and Dick and Di.

Committie has won the 2008 Fleur De Cap Award for Best Actor, South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) for Best Supporting Actorand the 2008 Naledi Award for Best Comic Performance, and received numerous Vita and Fleur De Cap nominations for his work over the years. He has performed at the Stand Up South Africa Comedy Festival in London and is the only comedian to have performed every single day of the Smirnoff International Comedy Festivals all over South Africa between 1997 and 2003.

For the past few years Committie has taken over the role of Defending The Caveman; the legendary one-man show, which has been running in South Africa for 12 years and for more than 1800 shows. He has also directed a number of projects, such as Stuart Taylor’s one-man show, Joker In The Pack, and the 60’s tribute show 69 and the award-winning Cape Town production of HONK!


Furthermore, Committie is no stranger to the world of television. Appearing as his Afrikaans alter-ego, Johan van der Walt, on M-Net’s hit show Laugh Out Loud, a member of the comedy-sketch show Marc Lottering And Friends, as well as in numerous roles for advertisements including FAMSA, Polo Classic, OK Bazaars, Castle Lager and Cadbury’s, Committie has made his mark as a versatile and prolific performer. He has also done extensive voice-over work including multiple character voices fora recent SABC animation series, Urbo.

With years of dedicated work in the industry, Committie’s humour is always on pointe, his punch lines effortlessly delivered to give every audience a thrilling and unforgettable experience.

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