On Stage

TK Maxx presents The Comedy Arena


Tom Ballard is an award-winning stand up comedian/actor/writer/broadcaster. He’s one of Australia’s hottest comic talents, he’s performed and won acclaim all around the world. In 2009, Tom became the youngest ever recipient of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer Award for his debut hour, Tom Ballard Is What He Is. He was nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe for his show Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred, while his 2016 show The World Keeps Happening was nominated for Best Show in both Melbourne and Edinburgh, as well as taking out the 2016 Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer.