Dalin Oliver

Location: Based in Cape Town


Artist Info

Career Highlights

Career Highlights:

  • Runner-up of Cape Town’s Next Comic, 2011.
  • Intimate Comedy Sessions at On Broadway alongside Stuart Taylor for four nights, 2011.
  • 2 performances at Vodacom Funny Festival at the Baxter Theatre, 2011
  • Featured act on Vodacom Funny Festival Community Road Show Line-up, 2011.
  • Good Hope FM Laugh Master finalist, 2012
  • Nandos Comedy Showdown finalist, 2012
  • Opening Act for Barry Hilton on the Cape Town leg of his “Best of Everything Ever” tour at the Baxter Theatre, 2013
  • Rocking the Daisies, 2013.
  • Synergy, 2013.
  • Opening Act for Riaad Moosa on his “Doctors Orders” tour in Cape Town, Ladysmith, Newcastle, Pietermaritzburg, Port Elizabeth and East London, 2013
  • Opening Act for Stuart Taylor in East London on his Learner Husband Book Tour Launch, 2013.
  • National Arts Festival in Grahamstown as part of a comedy collective under the banner of Kurt Schoonraads Jou Ma Se Comedy Club (Now known as Cape Town Comedy Club), 2013
  • Riaad Moosa’s “Keeping you in Stitches 2” at the Cape Town International Convention Centre alongside South African favourites Nik Rabinowitz and Stuart Taylor Centre, 2013.
  • Debut one man stand up Comedy Show, I Came, I Taught, I Left, Grahamstown, 2014 (8shows)
  • Debut on Comedy Central Africa alongside Nik Rabinowitz, Kurt Schoonraad and Khanyiso Kenqa, 2015.
  • One man stand up Comedy Show, I Came, I Taught, I Left, Grahamstown, 2015 (10 shows)
  • Finished up filming first movie as one of the leads, 2015. It’s a South African Comedy called ‘Finders Keepers’ which is Directed by Maynaard Kraak. It’s due to release in cinemas nationwide in 2016.
  • ï‚·Sold Out run week long run of one man show, I Came, I Taught, I Left, at the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town, 2015 (7 shows)
  • Featured act on line-up of inaugural Whale of a Comedy Revolution in Hermanus which was hosted by Barry Hilton, 2015.
  • Good Hope FM Party Cruise, 2016, stand-up comedy show.
  • J&B Met Public Village Host, 2016.
  • Sold Out Run of Back by Popular demand run of I Came, I Taught, I Left at Baxter Theatre: 22 February-5March 2015 (14 shows)
  • DVD Live Recording of “I Came, I Taught, I Left” which is set to release in May.
  • MC and Ambassador at inaugural Cape Town Sixes Cricket and Culture Festival, 2016.
  • Cape Argus Sports Shows Extreme Speaker Box, 2016.
  • I Came, I Taught, I Left, Paarl. One Night only. Ou Meul Teater. 1 April 2016.
  • Sold out run of I Came, I Taught, I Left, Port Elizabeth. 14-16 April 2016. PE Opera House Barn Theatre (4 shows)
  • I Came, I Taught, I Left, National Arts Festival, 30 June – 9 July 2016. Made it into the top 30 grossing Fringe Productions.

Sports Events:

  • Stand-up Comedy performance at Western Province Cricket Association KFC Mini Provincial Cricket Seminar, CPT, 2014.
  • Stand-up comedy set at Proteas New Balance  Kit Launch, JHB, 2016.
  • MC and Ambassador at Cape Town Cricket Sixes & Culture Festival, CPT, 2016.
  • MC Western Province Cricket Association and Cape Cobras Annual Awards Dinner, CPT, 2016.
  • Stand-up Comedy set at Ajax Cape Town’s PSL Sides Awards Dinner, CPT, 2016.
  • MC Proteas High Performance Workshop and Signing Session, JHB, 2016
  • MC WeChat Newlands Challenge, Cobras vs Stormers, CPT, 2015.
  • MC, Western Province Cricket Assocation KFC Mini Cricket Provincial Seminar, CPT, 2016.  
  • MC & Ambassador, Cape Town Cricket Sixes & Culture Festival, CPT, 2017.  

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Media Quotes

  • “Oliver’s jovial personality and witty words will leave you begging for more. Book your seat now and let the teacher leave you with great memories.” – Grocotts Mail (National Arts Festival Newspaper)
  • “Prepare yourself for some home truths about South African culture, schools and teachers. This show will leave you appreciating not only his well thought out and energetic humour but also offer you an insight into the funny experiences teachers face daily” – Cue (Official National Arts Festival Newspaper)


Typical Budget for Dalin Oliver is
R10000 - R15000 excl. VAT.


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