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Carolyn Mandersloot’s stand up comedy takes inspiration from parenting teenagers and, surprisingly, her career as a Specialist Palliative Care Community Nurse. Her friendly demeanour and depth of knowledge allow her to delve into the difficult subject of life right before death with a light and compassionate touch. Her comedic storytelling style unravels tales that are both funny and memorable. She is touring with her own show; Heavy with veteran Queensland comic Greg Sullivan talking about having the tricky conversations.

Dying is everybody's business

Carolyn Mandersloot's comedy is like having a good biscuit and a cup of tea with your hilarious best friend. Only better. She weaves together a narrative exploring the grand complexities and challenges of the human experience- birth, life, death and parenting teenagers. Carolyn draws her experience of palliative care nursing to deftly hold a compassionate space in which audiences can laugh at the both the unthinkable and the undeniable. Carolyn gives us a whole hearted opportunity to swallow a heaping dose of laughter as the best medicine in the contemplation of our own mortality. Carolyn has performed nationally and will bring her aspects of her show to the audience offering a lightness to the conversation of death and dying.