Since getting out of Christchurch and into the Auckland comedy scene Eli has toured all around the country and worldwide. 
He's performed in the Edinburgh Fringe, the World Buskers Festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and, as part of FanFiction Comedy, performed in Glasgow for the New Zealand Team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

In 2017 Eli was nominated for New Zealand's top comedy honour, the Fred Award.

He is part of the core writing team for Funny Girls and Jono and Ben, and has also appeared on 7 Days, Short Poppies and AoteroHa: Rising Stars.

Billy T Nominee 2013 & 2015


"A must see" - Stuff.co.nz

"A tightly crafted, excellently executed piece of comedy" - Metro

"Undoubtedly one of New Zealand's most promising young comedians."  - Newshub

 5 stars - Tearaway

Represented by Johnson & Laird Management

Eli Portrait