Al Prodgers

Al’s clean, corporate comedy is hilarious and energising.

His style is interactive, and filled with genuine warmth towards hisaudiences.

His positive, proudly South African message of embracing change and building relationships will boost and motivate your audience while they laugh. By growing empathy between diverse groups of people, his comedy can improve workplace relationships and teamwork.

Al is a highly sought after MC, specialising in the subtle art of making the client the star of the show. For more than two decades he has worked as a highly respected Stand-Up Comedian, MC and Comedy Improviser, entertaining audiences locally and internationally from Toronto, London, Dubai and across Africa including Uganda, Zambia and The Seychelles.

Having completed a prestigious Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Performer’s Diploma inSpeech and Drama at the University of Cape Town, Al Prodgers began his career as an actorand scriptwriter. You may have seen Al appear in famous TV series like Generations, Isidingo and Wild At Heart amongst many others. After years of experience in TV, film and theatre he became one the pioneers of modern Stand-Up Comedy in South Africa.

He utilises these skills to maximise your company’s messaging throughout his performances. If you missed him as a grand finalist in the international comedy competition, “Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off”, you can see him as the host of his own special on Comedy Central.

Otherwise Al is often on stage at comedy clubs throughout South Africa, constantly working on fresh material in front of a live audience. Like any comedy, it’s best said live.

Testimonials

“The anecdotal feedback we received was very positive. The mood in the room shifted as delegates started to appreciate the value of having up-building conversations. It was a positive experience and I believe delegates left with a fresh appreciation for the power of embracing/receiving feedback in a constructive way.” Michelle Marsh, Field Communications Manager, KFC

“Job well done as always. The value you added was amazing, and client also commented. Once again thanks for everything.” Nash Zwambila, Head of Events, Riverbed

“Thank you so much for being part of our event. It really was insightful and our employees enjoyed your talk thoroughly.” Susan Huyser, Nestle

“This is a skill that everyone needs in their career – no matter where you are or what you’re doing”. Helen Nicholson, The Networking Company

“A perfect balance of insight, engagement, introspection & fun. The outcome is a deeper understanding of how to be a more effective communicator and a more respectful listener.” Vivienne Bezuidenhout, Executive Creative Director, Wildfire

“We were only exposed to one session with Al, his session was fun and interesting. It was very well researched.” “Awesome people, all of you. Love the energy and passion.”
“Very knowledgeable and comes across as a specialist in his role. Someone who is passionate about what he does and an ambassador for being professional.” Investec, UK Banking Team

“You were World Class!” Angus Campbell, CEO of Equinity

“To find an MC that appeals to such a diverse group of people is not easy, yet Al seemed to manage this demanding task with ease. He kept everyone at our annual awards evening engaged throughout. We received numerous compliments from our staff during and after the function, and many remarked how impressed they were with Al’s professionalism combined with an amazing ability to keep the energy level high and entertaining. Thank you, Al, for both sticking to our brief and adding your own touch of flair to the event! 3M South Africa”

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