Step into the uproarious realm of Daniel Oldaker, an acclaimed circus and physical comedy virtuoso hailing from Australia. With a five-star rating and an array of awards, he stands as a master and maestro of the absurd, captivating audiences worldwide with his unparalleled talent. Daniel, a seasoned performer with a rich history spanning over 30 countries, has honed his craft under the guidance of world-class physical comedy mentors. His performances are a testament to his expertise, having graced renowned festivals and esteemed venues across the globe. Welcome your audience to an unforgettable experience filled with laughter and wonder. Daniel Oldaker is not just an artist; he's a dynamic force that transforms events into memorable spectacles. Elevate your festival or event with the infectious energy and comedic brilliance of one of Australia's finest entertainers!
Embark on a riotous journey with our multi-talented performer! From the audacious circus-inspired antics of his signature character, "Dandy," to the whimsical CEO, "Nosey Parker," (Community Engagement Officer), get ready for ridiculously silly skits and bits that defy convention. Prepare to be enchanted and entertained – this dynamo of creativity offers a spectrum of performances, from 5-minute bursts of variety-style brilliance to captivating 45-minute shows, whether on stage or in the bustling street arena. Beyond his whimsical characters, he seamlessly transitions to the role of a charismatic MC/Compère, bringing his infectious energy to elevate Variety/Cabaret shows, Community Events, and Corporate Engagements. Don't just book a performer; invite an experience that transforms every festival and event into an unforgettable spectacle of laughter and entertainment!
"Daniel Oldaker maximises the subtlety of live performance, often using little more than his eyebrows to get huge laughs from his audience" ★★★★★ Winnipeg Press
“Oldaker is a master of object manipulation" ★★★★ Herald Sun
“Presented with exceptional energy, the show demonstrates Oldaker’s live performance skills while constantly subverting the conventions of comedy and circus, withdrawing the predictability to offer a genuinely unique Festival experience” Jonathon Rivett - The Punn
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
* Best International Act - Busan International Comedy Festival, Sth Korea * Patrons Pick - Winnipeg Fringe Festival * Nominated "Just For Laughs" Best Comedy Award St Ambroise Festival, Montreal * Green Room Award - Choose Your Own Variety With Ali McGregor Produced by Melbourne Arts Centre (Collaborating Artist) * Green Room Award Nomination for Best Cabaret Show - Acts of Absurdity
* Busan International Comedy Festival (Sth. Korea) * Brisbane Festival *La Soireé (Sydney Opera House) * Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Art Versus Entertainment, Dandyman, Live Flavor, The Great Gondos, Agogo Agogo, Mnuh) * La Cliqué in The Famous Spiegeltent (Edinburgh, Melb., Adelaide), * Lainsuojattomat Festival (Finland) * Canal City (Fukuoka, Japan) * Festival Internacional De Artistas De Rua Da Bahia (Brazil) * Cheongdo Festival (Sth. Korea) * Indianapolis Fringe (USA) * Hotlips Variety Show (Sweden) * ABC's "The Sideshow" * Featured Extra in Paul Hogan's "The Very Excellent Mr Dundee" * Ali McGregor’s Variety Hour (Hamer Hall)