Nina Oyama is a 25-year-old stand-up comedian and writer. She is the co-creator and star of ABC's The Angus Project. Based on the life of her friend Angus Thompson who has cerebral palsy, The Angus Project aims to subvert perceptions of what it means to a have a disability.
Nina's brand of comedy has been seen at various festivals across Australia, as well as televised appearances on SBS2's Stand Up @ Bella Union, Channel IV's About Tonight and In The Zone.
As a writer, Nina has worked on Tonightly with Tom Ballard, You're Skitting Me S2 (ABC3) and The Chaser's Election Desk.
Her debut play The Glass System won the Blair Milan Scholarship and toured Australia in 2017.
In 2018, Nina finished a stellar run as a Reporter on ABC's Tonightly with Tom Ballard and was featured in The Checkout (ABC). She hosted the TedX Sydney Live Stream and hosted Big Flick Energy in collaboration with Pedestrian TV.
In 2019, Nina returns to television screens as Courtney in the Logie Award winning show Utopia from Working Dog. Nina toured her stand up show 'Nina Oyama Needs A Lift' around Australia, with sold out shows and a 'Best Newcomer' Nomination at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.