Jeromaia Detto is an award winning comedian, producer and workshop facilitator currently based in Melbourne. He specialises in improv theatre and clown and has been involved in shows across the globe since beginning comedy in 2013. His style is simple, silly and extremely playful, creating delightfully whimsical moments for audiences young and old.

Jeromaia has graduated from Improv Theatre Sydney (2016) , iO theatre Summer intensive in Chicago (2017) and, in France, Ecole Philippe Gaulier (2021). In 2019 he became a core member of the internationally renowned variety show, ‘The Lost Cabaret’ producing and performing in seasons in Sydney, Paris and Melbourne. Jeromaia has also trained and performed overseas, with the Norway Clown Camp under the guidance of Jango Edwards and Spymonkey‘s Aitor Basauri and Toby Park.

Performing at DNR in Sydney | Image captured by Brendan Byrnes

Recently, he has recieved a range of nominations for his second solo show MUSH which has toured across Australia and Europe with shows in Edinburgh and The Netherlands. Jeromaia is also a national improv champion, taking out the 2019 Maestro Competition at Adelaide Fringe. He is a two time Cranston Cup Theatresports Grand Finalist and has featured as an Improv “All-Star” in Celebrity Theatresports multiple times. Over the past decade Jeromaia has been involved in a wide range of artistic projects including interactive/immersive theatre, improv, sketch, clown and an array of variety shows.

Jeromaia has been teaching improv, clown and theatre across Australia and Europe since 2017. In this time he has sold out workshops in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide and Melboure as well as working with a range of organisations and companies, university groups, early learning centres, highschools, drama camps, private theatre groups and NGO’s. Internationally Jeromaia has facilitated sessions in Dubai, Germany, The Netherlands and France.

Cool things Jeromaia has done:

  • Winner Best Comedy Weekly Award for MUSH – Adelaide Fringe 2024
  • Host of Strut N Fret‘s flagship circus cabaret spectacular “Blanc De Blanc: Uncorked”, on the P&O Pacific Encounter
  • Nominated Best Circus & Physical Theatre for MUSH – Sydney Fringe 2023
  • Nominated Spirit of The Fringe – Sydney Fringe 2023
  • Nominated Best Comedy for MUSH – Sydney Fringe 2022
  • Nominated NIDA Emerging Artist Award (Producer) – Sydney Fringe 2022
  • DylanBrand® International Premium Ambassador
  • Co-Host of TheatreSports All Stars 2022 at The Enmore Theatre
  • National Australian Maestro Impro Champion 2019
  • ‘All Star’ for 2018 & 2019 Celebrity Theatresports
  • Grand Finalist 2017 & 2018 Cranston Cup
  • Runner up 2017 Golden Goose Impro Format Competition

Cool Things People Have Said About Jeromaia:

  • ‘silly and extremely playful…definitely a must-see’
    – ★★★★★ Glam Adelaide

  • ‘my jaw hurts so much from laughing’
    – ★★★★½ Mix 103.2 Adelaide

  • ‘Detto has us totally entranced’
    – ★★★★½ The Clothesline

  • ‘Silly, playful, fun and worth the sore cheeks from the big laughs.’
    – ★★★★½ Perth Happenings

  • ‘a masterpiece in audience participation…each comedic moment was flawless’
    – ★★★★½ Xpress Mag

  • ‘one of the best emerging comedians…seriously hilarious’
    – ★★★★½ Weekend Notes

  • ‘Carefully constructed yet divinely anarchic…a masterclass in silliness’
    – ★★★★ The List UK

  • ‘Laugh out loud moments of pure silliness.’
    – ★★★★ Theatre Thoughts

  • ‘a raucous hour of completely bonkers comedy’
    – ★★★★ The Fourth Wall

  • “laugh out loud moments of pure silliness”
    ★★★★ – Theatre Thoughts Aus

  • “A fantastic example of crowd work done right…outstandingly playful”
    – ★★★★ Gutter Culture