Black and white overexposed close up headshot of Joana Joy, New Zealand European woman- on top of a magenta background. Joana's facial expression features her eyes wide and holding hand over mouth. Joana has lots of freckles and wet hair.
Headshot of Joana Joy (NZ European Woman) against a white background. Joana is wearing orange lipstick and a blue blouse which makes her blue eyes stand out. She has a "huh" expression with one eyebrow up.
Joana Joy (NZ European Woman) onstage doing stand up comedy in a theatre with brightly coloured walls. Joana is holding the microphone stand and pointing at the audience. Joana wears a tight red t-shirt and black Adidas trackpants.

Joana Joy: Standing Still

“Fearless, playful, intriguing and refreshing”- Theatreview

STANDING STILL is a stand up show by seasoned comic, ex-professional "dancer-dancer" and cabaret dynamo Joana Joy (Banana Jolie). In a desperate need to 'do less' and 'be more', JJ has created a stand up comedy show where she will stand (mostly) still. EXCEPT at three random times, decided by the audience. Witty stand up comedy interrupted with high quality dance (maybe a Muay Thai demonstration).

A psychology and philosophy graduate, material ranges from being a mature age student, the history of dust, idioms rewritten, how to not smoke, meditation, tidying up, therapy and sibling dynamics. More deeply, the show is about productivity, overachieving, and capitalism/  being human. 

★★★★ - "she's that good" - Adelaide Advertiser

 

 

Comedy • Dance
New Zealand • Australian Premiere

Mon, 11 Mar - Sun, 17 Mar

50 min

Basement at Secret Basement @ WEA

$25 to $28

M (2 Warnings)

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