References

“…a very funny comedian and a pleasure to work with.”
– Amnesty International

“[Michael] set the scene and ‘tone’ for the rest of the convention… his stand up routine at the start was hilarious.”
– Toastmasters International

“Michael was hilarious, he had no jokes that didn’t make me laugh.”
– Auckland University Medical Students Association

“I would not hesitate to recommend Michael to anyone seeking an intelligent, witty and clean comedian who can be used to entertain a broad audience without offence.”
– Bendigo Bank

“What a fantastic show!”
– University of Melbourne Student Union

“…extremely entertaining and engaging…”
– City of Greater Bendigo

“Michael’s comedy is absolutely fantastic and he had the staff and students in stitches!”
– Duncraig Senior High School

“Michael’s performance was entertaining, well thought out and appropriate for the Scouts.”
– Scouts Australia

“[Michael’s] professionalism along with his performance leading up to and on the night was of the highest quality.”
– Sharp Corporation of Australia

“…Michael was able to gain a strong rapport with the audience very quickly, which is a testament to his all encompassing and non-offensive style of comedy.”
– The Cancer Council Victoria

“…his performance was hilarious, intelligent, articulate and relevant.”
– Greenwood Senior High School

“Michael’s performance was well received and enjoyed by all.”
– Victoria University

“His banter and ad-libbing were excellent… extremely professional in his approach both on and off stage”
– City of Greater Geelong

“…his performance was outstanding.”
– City of Stonnington

“You were very funny and the audience loved you”
– Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia

“Michael Connell endeared himself immediately to a tough crowd… His jokes were witty and well-timed, perfect for the crowd he was performing to and his ability to ad-lib curried him even more favour with the University crowd.”
– Swinburne Student Union

“Michael was outstanding, keeping the audience engaged and entertained for the entire time he was on stage.”
– City of Wodonga

“Michael was very good… very easy to relate to…”
– Nation Association for Rural Student Accommodation

“Michael was very funny, and his musical performance on the harmonica was a highlight.”
– Penola Catholic College

“Michael’s performance was nothing short of entertaining.”
– Rotaract Club of Wyndham

“Michael is a natural comedian, very funny and tailors his material to suit his audience well.”
– The Greens

“Michael performed for the Springvale & Dandenong Network of Victorian Primary Principals on Friday 7th September 2007. He immediately engaged the audience with his presentation and the response from the Principals was fantastic!!”
– Chandler Primary School

“…hilarious, fresh and a delight for all.”
– Galvin Park Secondary College

“Michael’s performance was hilarious and he was one of the most popular performers in the lineup.”
– City of Geelong Youth Services

“His warm and engaging approach helped enormously and his ability to connect with [the audience] was commendable.”
– Community College East Gippsland

“It was ‘The funniest Christmas Party Ever’ and everybody enjoyed Michael’s session.”
– The Rotary Club of Montrose & District

“Michael is obviously a talented performer who has a bright future in the entertainment field.”
– Healesville Primary School

“…(his) Mcing of the evening was outstanding… a highlight of the evening.”
– The Loft Youth Venue

“…a talented entertainer who can be relied on to be fully prepared, deliver material suitable for a family event and who demonstrated that he can be flexible should circumstances demand it.”
– Parents Victoria

“Michael proved to be a very popular MC, not only introducing all bands adeptly, but also walking through the crowd entertaining the audience whilst the sets were changed over.”
– Sustainable Living Festival

“His performance was professional and well rounded, and he engaged the audience very effectively.”
– Swinburne Student Amenities Association

“We were very keen to have him perform and all we can say is he did a fantastic job and really helped pump energy into the night.”
– SYN FM

“Michael was highly entertaining.”
– Taylors Lakes Secondary College

“… skillfully kept a crowd of over twenty five thousand entertained (at the Telstra Dome) while managing an attempt at the world’s largest pass-the-parcel-game.”
– Victoria University

“A delightful character, capable of creating a fun night of entertainment.”
– William Anglis Institute

“…very professional in his approach and extremely well received by the students.”
– Trafalgar High School

“Michael’s performance was most engaging. The students responded well to his humorous reflections on school life and life in general. The teaching staff in attendance really enjoyed his act.”
– Upper Yarra Secondary College

“Michael’s friendly and confident manner was appreciated by all…”
– Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

“433 theatre patrons sat through a hilarious 15 minute monologue given by Michael and the joyous thing is that older people and many teenagers present on the night all laughed uproariously.”
– Whyndham Cultural Centre

“…a fantastic comedy show for young people and their families.”
– Shire of Yarra Ranges

“…a great comedic performance…”
– Hilsmeade Primary School

“…clean, funny, and helped to make the night a great success.”
– Brazen Productions

“…original clean humour…terrific…”
– Banksia Palliative Care Services Inc.

“The response was very enthusiastic…”
– Gemco Players

“His performance was excellent and greatly appreciated by all who attended…”
– Japara Neighbourhood House

“The routine was hilarious and genuinely funny.”
– Lilydale Swimming and Lifesaving Club Inc.

“Michael’s performance was very funny and was delivered in a unique style that was well remembered by all in attendance.”
– PAVE Festival Committee

“…a well honed and extremely funny comedy act.”
– Limelight