Debut Solo Comedy Show | 6-10 March 2024 | La Mama Theatre, Melbourne

Empowering comedy celebrating womanhood.


My name is Taku Mbudzi and I love to tell stories — give me a pen, a microphone or a camera and I’ll have something to say. I’m fired up about authentic voices telling their own stories and enjoy using humour to help young people speak up and out for themselves.

Right now, in the midst of pandemics and so much uncertainty, I’m re-discovering who I am as an artist. I’m exploring, experimenting and playing, unlocking unexpected joys in my writing life.

I often capture my writing adventures on audio, so tune in to Two Words with Taku, wherever you find your fave podcasts and subscribe to join our podcast community.

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Access Granted

I’d like to talk about applying for grants that pay us to develop our stories. I’d also like to be frank about money because I feel that’s the one thing people don’t, won’t and refuse to talk about enough. I’ll focus on two grants that I received in 2018 and 2019.  They’re government-funded and the amounts are […]

Canon Eyes

Late last year, I remember reading about Carlo Acutis, a teenage computer programmer who was beatified by the Pope in 2020. Outlets like the BBC and The New York Times wrote that 15-year-old Carlo was one step away from being the first millennial saint. A saint. Reflecting on his sweet life story and legacy made […]

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