Aunty Donna are an award winning Australian comedy group producing and performing live shows and videos, with a YouTube channel reaching over 154,000 subscribers with over 21 million views. Creating everything themselves, Aunty Donna are actor/writers Mark Samual Bonanno, Broden Kelly and Zachary Ruane; writer/director Sam Lingham; film director/editor Max Miller; and sound designer/composer Tom Armstrong. Together they bring Aunty Donna’s wildly entertaining style of comedy to life.
They won the Best Ensemble Sketch Comedy and the Best Production at the 2013 LA Webfest; the 2016 Director’s Choice Award at the Sydney Comedy Festival; the 2016 Best Ensemble at the Melbourne Web Fest; and were nominated for The Comics Choice Award at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
In addition to the live shows, Aunty Donna’s online presence is massive. Video projects include the award winning original web series, 1999, exclusively for YouTube thanks to Screen Australia and Google’s Skip Ahead funding; Trendy, commissioned by Comedy Central; and a pilot for ABC iView and Screen Australia as part of the Fresh Blood Comedy Initiative.
Aunty Donna are currently on their first North American tour of theatres featuring their hit show, Aunty Donna – New Show.