Sean Choolburra maintains and practices the cultural traditions of his father's people the "Girramay" and his mother's people the "Kalkadoon, Pitta Pitta and Gugu Yalanji", which he draws on when he delivers cultural workshops and shows. Sean Choolburra is recognised as one of Australia's funniest and most enduring Aboriginal comedians. Born in Townsville, QLD, and one of twelve, his comedy is created from a wide variety of life time experiences, stories, and observations.
Sean speaks to 3KND on how this Pandemic has affected his work and income.
Sean's amazing career in comedy began in 2002 when he represented NSW in the Raw Comedy National Grand Final. Some of his milestones and career highlights include hosting two seasons of NITV's Express Yourself, appearing on the Footy Show, Thank God You're Here, the Squiz, Yarramundi Kids, In the Frame with Rhoda Roberts, Show us Your Roots, Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, and Nova's Pop Up Stand Up Comedy. His attitude and work ethics has seen him perform all over the world, and by special invitation perform for the Dalai Lama, Hale & Pace, and HRH The Prince of Wales - Prince Charles. Sean provides solo cultural performances, workshops to schools, communities, and corporate organisations. With a unique comedy style, built on story telling rather than profanity, his performances are suitable for audiences of all ages. Sean is an ambassador and the communicator of positive messages for health, education, and employment,