Dave Woodhead was born and raised in Darwin, where he started performing stand-up at the ripe old age of 16 years old. He’s 23 now, and in that short amount of time has accomplished quite a bit in the world of comedy.
Dave was a national finalist in the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s RAW Comedy competition in 2016. He was then chosen by the Festival to perform as part of Comedy Zone in 2019, a handpicked selection of Australia’s best up and comers.
He was also part of the brilliant ABC TV sketch comedy series Black Comedy, both as a member of the writing team and feature cast.
Dave has also been a writer on numerous TV productions including ABC TV’s Get Krackin’ & indigenous kids’ series Thalu on NITV. He has also guest appeared on numerous programs such ABC Comedy’s Fresh Blood pilot Be Your Own Boss & SBS Viceland program The Feed
For NAIDOC Week 2019, Dave co-hosted the national triple j Breakfast show with Steph Tisdell and was soon regularly filling in on Middawns and Weekend Lunch. In 2020, David became the host of Lunch on triple j and you catch him from 12-3pm each weekday around Australia.
Dave Woodhead is rising star of Australian comedy, and you can bet you will be seeing a lot more of him around.
2018-20 – ABC TV: Black Comedy Season 3 & 4 (Cast)
2020- ABC TV: At Home Alone Together (Guest Sketch)
2019 – SBS Viceland: The Feed (Guest Sketch)
2018 – ABC Comedy: Be Your Own Boss (Guest Role, Andre)
2018-20 – ABC TV: Black Comedy Season 3 & 4
2020 – NITV: Thalu (Writer)
2019 – ABC TV: Get Krackin’ – Contributing Writer Season 2
2020-21 – Triple J: Weekday Lunch – Host
2019 – Triple J: Breakfast with Dave Woodhead & Steph Tisdell. Middawns & Weekend – Lunch Presenter
2020 Thank Me Later – Solo Show
Brisbane Comedy Festival
2019 Comedy Zone – Line-Up Show
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2018 Thank Me Later – Solo Show
Sydney Fringe Festival