What Critics Are Saying

“Some performers just have it . . . Christel Bartelse is one of those performers.” – Raise The Hammer

” Christel Bartelse is filled with pure energy and has no trouble engaging the audience.” – Hamilton Today

“True show business pizzazz” – NOW magazine

“She’s a brave performer, and isn’t afraid to get into awkward positions, or to tell us the gory details of what giving birth really entails.” – Mooney On Theatre

“Overflowing with charisma….impeccable comedy timing… (a) manically gifted actor” – Terminal City Weekly

“Bartelse is a bit Julie Andrews gone wild “- Montreal Gazette

“Rare originality and theatrical zest” – Edmonton Journal

“Fearless energy-makes her stand out well in a crowded field of one woman shows” – Orlando Sentinel

“Tina Fey, Jane Lynch, and Amy Sedaris…Bartelse would not look out of place next to these” – Laurence Brown, King of Indiana

“Bartelse, who starred in last year’s Fringe hit, Circle, confirms her status as one of the most talented performers to visit London” – London Free Press

Bartelse is clearly a gifted clown” – Winnipeg Free Press

“Bartelse has an easygoing charm that always makes her watchable” – The Charlebois Post

“A skilled physical comedian, she really knows how to use her body to generate laughs” – Theatromania- NYC

“*****” CBC Manitoba
“*****” Times Colonist, Victoria, BC
“****” Edmonton Journal