Amy Hetherington

Successful event MC, workshop facilitator, comedian and entertainer

Amy Hetherington has a jack-of-all-trades tool kit of communication skills and heaps of energy. Amy is the owner and operator of Amiable Communications. She provides a number of services such as professional development workshops, MCing and Comedy. Her professional development workshops are centred around providing a fun, engaging and highly interactive learning environment tailored to suit any professional or personal development context. Workshops that she can provide include the following:

Workplace and Soft Skills

  • Team Building and Comradery
  • Networking Skills
  • Public Speaking and Presenting
  • Workplace Wellbeing
  • Healthy and Effective Email Use
  • Playfulness for Workplaces

Self Promotion

  • Developing an Online Portfolio
  • Creating your Elevator Pitch
  • Pitching Yourself and Your Skills
  • Updating Your Resume and LinkedIn

Social Media

  • Social Media Skills and Trends
  • Creating an Online Community
  • Using Smartphones as a Resource
  • Social Media Audits and Creative Content Development

Alongside her MCing work and workshops, Amy is a terminally positive comedian from Darwin; she’s energetic, fun and contagious. Amy engages her audience with an infectious combination of energy, wit, self-deprecation, happiness and the bizarre. She has performed at the Adelaide Fringe Festival (2014, 2015) and Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2014, 2015) and has supported comedy legends including Glenn Robbins, Fiona O’Loughlin, Jimeon, Dave O’Neil, Des Dowling, Heath Franklin, Brad Oaks and Steve-O (MTV Jackass).

Amy was the 2015 NT RAW Comedy Winner and was in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival RAW Comedy Final.

The young Territorian has been performing comedy since 2013 and has developed a reputation for high-energy performances, professional MCing and hilarious comedy. Amy observes the world through a positive but bizarre lens and shares unexpected observations with the audience with honesty and a witty sense of self. A fan of audience banter, be warned if you feel like heckling she’s been described as a ‘Saber Toothed Care Bear’.

Amy performs regularly at gigs in Darwin and interstate and is booked for MC roles and corporate gigs. She also delivers engaging speeches on happiness and is heavily involved in organizing events and comedy opportunities and workshops with Top End Comedy (www.topendcomedy.com).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2015 NT RAW Comedy Winner – Melbourne International Comedy Festival open mic competition
  • 2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival show ‘Darwin Threesome Goes South’
  • Performed alongside Glenn Robbins, Fiona O’Loughlin Des Dowling and Dave O’Neil in Darwin and Katherine (Sept 20 and 21, 2014)
  • MC for Darwin Festival lunchbox series (a series of nine highlight showcases of the Darwin Festival program).
  • Supported Chopper (Heath Franklin) and Brad Oakes, Chords and Comedy July, 2014
  • Supported Dave O’Neil, Chords and Comedy May, 2014
  • Supported Fiona O’Loughlin at SkyCity Laugh Out Loud March 16, 2014.
  • 2014 Adelaide Fringe Festival (Shaggers, Adelaidies and Laughing Horse Comedy showcases).
  • 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Shaggers and Exford Hotel Late Showcase).
  • The 2013 and 2014 NT RAW Comedy finals.
  • 2014 National Youth Week comedy showcases for City of Darwin LAUNCH Festival.
  • Shaggers Darwin showcase at Darwin Railway Club, March 21, 2014.
  • MC City of Darwin’s International Women’s Day Event at Parliament House.
  • Nik Coppin and Darwin comedians showcase at The Chippo, January 31, 2014.
  • Headlined ‘Ladies Night’ at Happy Yess June 6, 2013.
  • 2013 Darwin Comedy Cup Final at The Fox.
  • Regular spots on ABC Darwin 105.7FM’s ‘VERSUS’ program.
  • [email protected] 2013 presentation on contagious and terminal positivity.