Those attending this year’s Administrative Professionals’ Breakfast are in for a treat.
Headlining the event will be comedian Tegan Higginbotham.
Tegan Higginbotham is a multi-talented comedian, actor, and writer. She’s recently appeared in TV mini-series Molly about the life of Molly Meldrum and in films Oddball and Holding The Man.
Tegan has had a regular TV presence, including on shows Have You Been Paying Attention?, The Project and Foxtel Screen with Margaret Pomeranz and Graeme Blundell. Her earlier TV acting credits include It’s a Date, Thank God You’re Here, Twenty Something, City Homicide and This is Littleton.
Tegan is a veteran participant of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, having performed at every festival since reaching the National Finals of Class Clowns in 2005. Her first solo festival show, Million Dollar Tegan, was a personal investigation into the traditional gentleman’s sport of boxing, while her 2013s show, Touched By Fev, looked at whether sporting heroes should be role models as well. Both shows earned Tegan 4.5 star reviews. In 2014, Tegan finished off her sporting-themed trilogy with her show Game Changer.
Tegan has performed as part of sketch comedy group Watson, alongside Adam McKenzie and Liam Ryan for the past 5 years. They’ve staged multiple high-concept, high-energy performances including their sold-out show Who’s Afraid of the Dark? at The Old Melbourne Gaol. Through her ensemble and solo shows, Tegan has garnered popular awards: a Best Newcomer nomination, two Golden Gibbo nominations and the Best Comedy Award at the 2014 Melbourne Fringe. Tegan has become a regular part of the stand-up scene and has performed alongside the best in comedy including Wil Anderson, Rove McManus, Dave Hughes, and Mick Molloy.
If that’s not enough, Tegan is also as a regular contributor to The Age Sport. Her television credits include an episode of Little Lunch, co-written with Robyn Butler, and multiple sketches for Open Slather.
“It’s a laugh-crammed narrative that is cutting, perceptive, cheeky and ultimately thought-provoking” – Herald Sun