Fergus Aitken

Wellington-based comedian Fergus Aitken is an international award-winning entertainer with over three decades experience across more than a dozen countries.





As his popular characters MR FUNGUS and PIOTR from Uzbekoslavia, and also as an MC and stand-up comedian, Fergus tours regularly around NZ and beyond, playing everywhere from corporate events and festivals to weddings, comedy clubs, schools… and now at last, Circulation Festival!

Also a widely travelled movement tutor, Fergus teaches workshops regularly and is in increasing demand as a performance mentor, working with companies and individuals to develop roving characters, street and stage performances. Fergus will be offering various classes at Circulation, including: Illusionary mime; slow-motion; Isolation & robot; Warming up to playfulness.


In addition to ‘taster’ workshops at Circulation, really keen people might want to enroll in a special one-day masterclass Fergus is going to be teaching at the old PE school at Otago University on Sunday 6 November. It’s only $95 for the day (10am til 3.30pm) and an amazing earlybird discount of $75 is available until Friday 7 October. Bookings are essential, contact info@fergusaitken.com.


Further info here:


PIOTR 3 2Mr Fungus with hand