Judy- Jake

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Judy- Jake

Judy-Jake has been a stand-up comic for two years. She is the first professional black female comic in South Africa. She was a finalist in a stand-up competition that was broadcast on TV. She has performed all over South Africa and has gotten great reviews from audiences and the media. She performed in Zambia for their celebration of Indepence. She will be in Boston, Washington and New york in 2007 to spread her comic wings. She has done voice overs for the cartoon series: Jozi Zoo on E-TV and KFC. She perfomed at Big Comedy Events ( Blacks Only, Comedy Heavy Weights, Arts Alive, etc.) and frequents the comedy club scene in Johannesburg.

She has been featured in most of the major South African print media ( Fair Lady Magazine, O Magazine, Sunday World, The Citizen, etc.). Her comedy has been played on Khaya FM, Y-FM and Highveld Stereo. She performed at South Africa's fisrt ever "Lady Fest" with other female artists. She was also invited to perform at the "Women On Women" Festival. She perfomred comedy skits on the Phat Joe show.

She was featured on SABC 1's "Close Up". She was a featured guest on SABC 2's Intermate Connections, SABC 1's Gen-Game and Summer Splash. She made it to the finals of MNET's stand-up competition, "Survival of the Funniest" on Laugh Out Loud. She beat two other comics at the comedy battle held at the Comedy Heavy Weight Jam. Judy Jake is a fresh voice to female comedy.

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