A three-time nominee for Most Outstanding Show of the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Damien Power is the most exhilarating voice on the Australian comedy circuit, racking up numerous awards, nominations, rave reviews, and selling out rooms across the country.
For over a decade, Damien has toured his raw and assured stand up to audiences around Australia and the world. The 2017 Melbourne Comedy Festival saw Damien nominated for the Melbourne Comedy Festival Award for the third time in as many years, and win the Pinder Prize, an Edinburgh Fringe grant named in honour of legendary comedy impresario John Pinder. His show Man Puts his Dreams in a Sock had him nominated for Best Comedy Performer at the 2019 Helpmann Award.
His 2016 show Sell Mum Into Slavery was filmed as part of ABC TV’s Comedy Next Gen series. Damien is also a member of the “True Australian Patriots” – winners of the Director’s Choice award at the 2016 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He stars in fellow True Australian Patriot performer Anne Edmonds’ show for ABC iView, The Edge Of The Bush, which is currently available to stream worldwide on Amazon Prime. He also had his own segment – “Power to the People” – on The Project and featured in the ABC series Tonightly and Fancy Boy.
In 2017, Damien was selected to perform at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, appearing on All Access, hosted by Wyatt Cenac and filmed for the Comedy Network in Canada. He has also appeared numerous times on the prestigious Melbourne Comedy Festival Galas and Just For Laughs Australia series filmed at the Sydney Opera House.
Damien’s stand up and sketches have resonated with a global audience through his social media accounts, with his videos garnering millions of views and helping him find new fans worldwide.