Jeromaia Detto is an award nominated 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 perfroming 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

In 2022, he was nominated for Best Comedy at Sydney Fringe for his second solo show MUSH as well as being one of three people nominated for a NIDA Emerging Producer award. 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.

Since 2017 Jeromaia has taught improv, clown and theatre in a variety of environments. These include, university meetups, early learning centres, schools, and coaching adult long form groups in both French and English. He has also taught workshops internationally in Germany, The Netherlands and France as well as in the academic and corporate sectors.

Cool things Jeromaia has done:

  • Nominated Best Comedy, 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
  • ‘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
  • “hilariously stupid and hysteria-inducing”
    – ★★★★ 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
  •  “immense skills as a clown and an improvisor. It’s a winning combination”
    – My Melbourne Arts
  • “astoundingly slick and witty” – This Is Radelaide
  • “His hilarious audience interaction is standout.” – Theatre Travels
  • “an artist with a skilled comic arsenal” – Reviews By Judith