An acclaimed and experienced improviser and comedian, Rebecca De Unamuno has performed for the past 25 years at various venues and festivals throughout the world including Just for Laughs, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and New Zealand Fringe Festival.
She has performed with improvisers all around the world and has toured nationally, multiple times, with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander.
Rebecca has appeared on a variety of popular Australian TV shows including Just for Laughs Australia, The Chasers War on Everything, Slideshow, Comedy Inc: The Late Shift, Hoot Hoot Go!, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation, and Kath and Kim.
On radio she has been a guest co-host on Triple M Breakfast, is a regular guest on Thank God It’s Friday (ABC Radio) and ABC Radio Sydney Breakfast, and in 2016 she joined the ABC Radio Sydney presenting team. She works extensively in the world of voice-overs, including on Happy Feet 2 working alongside Robin Williams, Hank Azaria and Elijah Wood.
Rebecca’s performances have earned her much critical acclaim. She was the recipient of the MICF Moosehead Award in 2005 and Pick of the Sydney Fringe in 2013. She received nominations for Best Comedy at the New Zealand Fringe Festival and Most Outstanding Newcomer to Television in 2003. Rebecca is a two-time Theatresports Cranston Cup Champion. She was a member of the Australian team that won the Improv World Cup at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, and was the first woman in the history of the competition to be named Player of the Tournament.
Rebecca De Unamuno
Rebecca De Unamuno is possibly the smartest, sharpest, most versatile performer I have ever known.