A rising star in the comedy world, Bec has earned her stripes as an opening act for some of the most beloved comedians here in Aotearoa and across the ditch in Australia, including comedy legends Urzila Carlson and Nazeem Hussain. Urzila herself describes Bec as "one of the funniest comics in New Zealand".
A natural performer hailing from small town New Zealand 'Ashvegas', Bec burst onto the New Zealand comedy scene in 2017 with her brutally honest and hilarious storytelling. Drawing on her colourful palette of life experiences, she paints a picture of life as it truly is – up and down, absurd and bloody funny!
A self-proclaimed cricket tragic, Bec is part of the extremely popular Alternative Commentary Collective team alongside some of New Zealand's top TV, radio and sport personalities. Her first television comedy debut was on The Project NZ and she has been a writer for NZ comedy panel show 7 Days since 2019.
Bec made her Melbourne International Comedy Festival debut in 2023 with Happy Cabbage, a show that played to sold-out audiences in New Zealand and Australia. She returns to Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2024 with Off the Rails, which debuted to a full house in Christchurch in September 2023.
No stranger to recognition and accolades, over the past few years Bec has been nominated for a variety of NZ Comedy Guild Awards, including Breakthrough Comedian of the Year, Best Producer and Outstanding Contribution to the Comedy Industry. It's a testament to her growing influence and her ever-evolving relatable comedic style.
In 2022 as soon as Covid border restrictions lifted, Bec took a quick sprint trip to San Francisco to dip her comedy toes in the San Fran scene where she performed 9 gigs in 4 days.
During level 4 lockdown Bec filmed daily episodes of Bec Time Stories (stories from her five and six year old self) with help from Milo the rescue cat.
Bec set up her own comedy company Pop Up Comedy in 2017, and produces open mic and pro comedy nights around New Zealand.
Since graduating from University of Canterbury in 2006, where Bec studied English and Theatre and Film Studies, she has written, directed, produced and acted in a variety of comedy shows, short films, webisodes and plays.
In 2016 Bec was cast as the lead female in the NZ feature film Cade, alongside NZ comedians Brendhan Lovegrove and Jeremy Elwood.
Bec performs stand-up comedy regularly at various venues around New Zealand and Australia.
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