BAFTA Breakthrough Brit winner, Luisa Omielan, is one of Britain's best stand up comedians. From TV appearances to Edinburgh Fringe debuts, worldwide tours and history defining awards, Luisa has already made a lasting mark on the industry. When booked for events, she has her audience in stitches with laughter from start to finish, the mark of an unforgettable event. Luisa was born with a true talent for comedy, a natural ability to connect and entertain audiences with ease. With her unrivalled ability and infectious passion for laughter, Luisa leaves audiences begging for an encore.
As a highly sought after comedian, Luisa has appeared on numerous television shows including; Miranda, The John Bishop Show and Live at the Apollo. In 2018, the BBC commissioned Politics for B******, a television series exploring political issues with humour. Crediting her fans with much of her success, Luisa crowdfunded a DVD of her show and a New York run of her stand up, both of which were supported by her vast fan base. In the same year, Luisa was the first ever comedian to receive the 2018 BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Award, which further confirmed her reputation as a seriously funny performer.
Debuting at the Brighton Fringe Festival in 2008, Luisa performed her solo stand up show, What Would Beyonce Do, to rave reviews, and later repeated the success at the Edinburgh Fringe. Since her explosive start in the industry, Luisa has completed a world tour with her show, which lasted for an impressive five years. She has continued to create hilarious comedy, like Am I Right Ladies. Though Luisa’s comedy commonly centres around female empowerment, it targets a wide range of audiences. Her message opens the eyes of her audience to representation in politics, in a lighthearted, comical manner.
Graduating in 2015, Luisa achieved a first class degree in Performing Arts from Salford University. Gaining the top grade at university allowed Luisa to pursue her training at Second City in Chicago, where she chose the specialism of clowning, improvisation and sketch writing. Evident in her stand up, Luisa likes to create a ‘party atmosphere’ on stage, a technique she learnt whilst in Chicago which is now her signature style. Due to her leading education, your event is in safe hands with Luisa, whose talent precedes her on the circuit.
A brilliantly funny, award winning comedian, Luisa Omielan is an ideal entertainer for events. As an industry professional, she is equally at home hosting an evening with humour as she is being the stand up star of the show, making her a versatile and highly in demand performer. An event featuring Luisa will be truly unforgettable, with audiences hooked on every punchline, skit and character.