Speaker Bio

Al Prodgers is sought after as a leadership and talent developer whose strategic focus is constructive conversations and spontaneous speaking.

Al’s clean, corporate comedy is hilarious and energising.
His style is interactive,  and filled with genuine warmth towards his audiences
His positive, proudly South African message of embracing change and building relationships will boost and motivate your audience while they laugh. By growing empathy between diverse groups of people, his comedy can improve workplace relationships and teamwork.

Al Prodgers is a highly sought after MC, specialising in the subtle art of making the client the star of the show. For more than two decades he has worked as a highly respected Stand-Up Comedian, MC and Comedy Improviser, entertaining audiences locally and internationally from Toronto, London, Dubai and across Africa including Uganda, Zambia and The Seychelles.

Having completed a prestigious Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Performer’s Diploma in Speech and Drama at the University of Cape Town, Al Prodgers began his career as an actor and scriptwriter. You may have seen Al appear in famous TV series like Generations, Isidingo and Wild At Heart amongst many others. After years of experience in TV, film and theatre he became one the pioneers of modern Stand-Up Comedy in South Africa.

He utilises these skills to maximise your company’s messaging throughout his performances. If you missed him as a grand finalist in the international comedy competition, “Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off”, you can see him as the host of his own special on Comedy Central.

Otherwise Al is often on stage at comedy clubs throughout South Africa, constantly working on fresh material in front of a live audience. Like any comedy, it’s best said live..

Keynote & Strategic Facilitation: Al Prodgers
He teaches dynamic professionals how to master communication under pressure, instilling confidence and self-mastery, and equipping them with simple, easily applicable tools to succeed when uncertainty strikes.

His Constructive Conversations toolkit shows your team how to avoid the pitfalls of individual ego, gives a method to stay focussed on the common goals and helps the group capture results quickly and easily.

Backed by years of comedy experience, his delivery is light-hearted, positive and affirming. He packs his keynotes with audience interaction which energise and encourage people to achieve their individual and collective potential in a safe environment.

Al’s audiences have praised the warmth and human style with which he delivers his message. They have remarked that the principles are equally applicable when it comes to better personal relationships.

He is an agent of change, an influencer and dynamic speaker who captivates the attention of the room and motivates action.

A sampling of his clients includes…
Momentum, SAICA, Huawei, Investec & Telkom

Book Al Prodgers as a Keynote speaker for your next conference and Al will add value as a hugely
experienced MC to seamlessly pilot the day’s events. Watch the champion of personal potential ignite your audience’s passion and energy into roaring fires.

Country of Residence:

South Africa

Topics

Communication
Conference MC and Host
Facilitator

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