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Summary Profile

Al Prodgers, one of SA’s Best Comedians, MC & Entertainer

South Africans are sunny, optimistic people and a smile is a tonic in the toughest of times. So, as the push to year-end kicks into high gear, why not consider adding stand-up comedy to your corporate function as a good way to cheer up your guests and motivate your staff? Al Prodgers would love to be your comedian of choice and we think you’d enjoy him too. Here’s why… Al’s comedy is funny. Really funny.

• See his biography for a list of prestige gigs in South Africa and internationally.

• Springing from the things in life we all have in common, the laughs are accessible to South Africans and overseas visitors alike. Al is an experienced and effective corporate communicator.

• He can seamlessly include the relevant messaging to suite your occasion.

• He is versatile and able to work to a brief, accommodating your organisation’s special requirements and avoiding unique sensitivities. His comedy is an empowering experience, not a demeaning one. • It encourages us to play an active role in shaping our future.

• He highlights what we have in common and stimulates enhanced teamwork. Al is an official member of the Proudly South African campaign • He is the only comedian to have received this prestigious accreditation.

• He does not exploit racial, gender or religious stereotypes to make anyone in the audience feel bad, but rather sees our diversity as a source of pride.

• He believes that stand-up comedy is an effective and immediate tool for building a better South Africa. Need an accomplished emcee to keep your function on track? Al Prodgers is your guy.

• Please see his biography for a short list of references.

• Al has entertained many golf days and even run the occasional charity auction.



Topics

Stand Up Comedy

MC

Improvised Comedy

Scripted Comedy



Rave Reviews

   “Al, you were the best I had ever seen you yet! You are still my favourite comedian for events – your professionalism and talent is such a unique combination in the comedy industry. You set the tone for the evening and everybody adored you! You also made what could’ve been a very long evening of tedious awards evening loads of fun – you were outstanding! Thank you!”

Carrie Delaney - Encore Events

 Thank you so much for an outstanding evening. What is extremely great is your comedy is fresh and up to date with no smut! Wives could enjoy it equally as it is so clean and clever! Well done. I am sure you will get lots of work from this. Warmest regards

Lee Marnewick, Omnia

 Al was superb. The client was extremely happy and so was I. He handled the whole evening very professional and made everything come together. I will highly recommend Al for his MC and his show. He really did an outstanding job!

Rika Mitchell, Lateral Unison

"To find an MC that appeals to such a diverse group of people is not easy, yet Al seemed to manage this demanding task with ease. He kept everyone at our annual awards evening engaged throughout.  We received numerous compliments from our staff during and after the function, and many remarked how impressed they were with Al's professionalism combined with an amazing ability to keep the energy level high and entertaining.  Thank you, Al, for both sticking to our brief and adding your own touch of flair to the event!

3M South Africa"

 “It was a real pleasure to work with Al once again. Our corporate show was complex and relied heavily on Al as MC not only to follow script, but also to use his initiative and experience to improvise where necessary. Al brought the necessary gravitas to the event while still infusing the running order with the required amount light hearted comedy. Al was prepared and punctual, a true performer that I would recommend to others.”

Loved how seriously he takes his preparation. He really tries to get to know the client and the reason for their function. I liked that he could be honest with us when he thought our ideas might not work.” We appreciated how he really took on the role we had assigned him – he completely embodied the character. He is a total professional, understanding the process and making allowances for change at the last minute. I unreservedly recommend Al Prodgers!


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