Dane Simpson

Featured act in the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Neighbourhood Sessions


A man with dark hair, olive complexion and facial hair is wearing a denim jacket over a black shirt. HIs arms are crossed in front of his chest as he stands in front of a grey backdrop, smiling at the camera.

Dane Simpson was a Deadly Funny national finalist in 2015; since then, it has been a fast-rising trajectory for this Wagga Wagga based comedian with a whirlwind of corporate gigs, tours, and festival runs – as both a solo artist and as part of Aborigi-LOL. Dane has appeared on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, the Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow, Channel 10’s Have You Been Paying Attention, The Weekly, Would I Lie To You, The Hundred with Andy Lee.

Watch a clip of his performance at the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.