Wayne McKay has a long history in the entertainment industry as a Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Radio, Television Voiceover artist and popular Master of Ceremonies. He is best known for his ‘Wheelies’ video clip on YouTube that has been circulating the globe. He freelances around the country, one of his best known shows being one-man show ‘Roots’. He was voted first runner-up at the 2003 Soul Sprite Comedy Festival in Sandton. He also appeared in the very successful stand-up show ‘Three Dicks and a Chick’ at the Grahamstown Festival during the same year.Wayne also starred in the production “Funny Kaap” that played to sold out audience at the 2012 KKNK festival .

This versatile artist has played many theatres around the world, including Cape Comedy Collective (2000) On Broadway (2005); The Labia Theatre (2006); Obz Café (2006); Comedy Store London (2006); Joseph Stone Theatre (2007); Westridge Civic Centre (2008); Baran`s Theatre Restaurant (2008); Theatre@The Pavilion (2009); Baxter Theatre (2010); Theatre in the Muze (2011) and the Drum Theatre, Australia (2011)  Auckland, New Zealand (2011) Kalahari Theatre George (2012)

Wayne can be seen in the popular ‘Ali Barber’ Show on M-Net and SABC. McKay also competed and won a cooking competition on the BBC cooking programme ‘Off the Menu’ with Ainsley Harriot. Wayne is currently a member of Character Castings and has appeared in many local and international advertisements. He is also currently writing a show for television titled ‘Cape Town Mosaic’.

Wayne’s voice can be heard on various radio spots and his speciality is comedy character voices and off-beat roles. During 2006 he was the voice of the quirky ‘Whacker’ phone prankster on the popular Heart 104.9fm afternoon drive show. He also assists radio stations with outside broadcastings for numerous events. Wayne also lends his voice to various radio stations including KFM,Good Hope FM, Bush Radio and Radio Helderberg. These radios honed Wayne’s talents to create ads for major corporate clients. He also currently broadcasts a show titled ‘Laid back Thursdays’ 20:00 -22:00 on Bush Radio 89.5 FM.

Wayne has played the role of master of ceremonies for many events, from corporate year-end functions, conferences,incentive awards, gala evenings, weddings, golf days or corporate product launches. Wayne’s has worked for many corporate companies like Pick ‘n Pay, SAB, Metropolitan, Old Mutual, The City of Cape Town,Nedbank , FNB, Shoprite, Nissan, The Foschini Group, FNB, Oudemeester and a most Government Departments. 

Wayne is also a fully qualified Events Co-ordinator with a background in Promotions ,Marketing and Events. He runs his own Events Company, ‘Wayne McKay Events Management’. With the abovementioned experience Wayne organises events like his live shows, as well as the some of the ones mentioned above. He has a large database of Business and social contacts to draw on for clients who want to organise networking functions and product launches.

Wayne also has the following DVD’s doing the rounds: One Night Stand’ (2005); ‘Roots Live at the Labia’ (2006); ‘Old Mutual Accountability’ (2007); ‘Roots live at the Stone’ (2008); ‘Cape Flats Mosaic’ (2009).
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