In demand comedian and MC, Urzila Carlson took to the stage for the first time in 2008 and has since racked up an impressive array of awards for her stand up including ‘Best Female Comedian’ at the 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 NZ Comedy Guild Awards and the coveted TV3 PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD at the 2013 New Zealand International Comedy Festival.
Urzila is a very popular regular panelist on the hit show 7 Days and has appeared in TV shows such as `A Night at the Classic’, ` The Comedy Christmas Cracker’ with Rhys Darby, AotearoHA!, and The Jono Project.
As a corporate comedian and MC Urzila is always a hit as she has a natural, cheeky style that has the audience eating out of the palm of her hands in minutes. Her material lies in her unique, everyday experiences, which both men and women can relate to.
She has had four sold out solo seasons (2010 - 2015) at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. She was invited to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2013 by international comedy promotional giants Live Nation where she had a hugely successful sell out season.
In 2014 she has another season in Australia with Live Nation in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and once again she has been invited to be part of the televised Oxfam Comedy Gala in Melbourne.
Urzila Carlson is one of New Zealand’s funniest comedians, and a rising international star.