23 Sep 2020

Southside | Episode 4 | Bubbah

From Generation Next, 11:38 am on 23 September 2020

"I was coming with jokes about doing onions for rent when white people in Ponsonby have never done onions ... then I started trying to figure out why the audience wasn't coming, and I realised it was money, and also not being welcome, and not being invited."

Sieni Leo'o Olo, AKA Bubbah, is a 24-year-old Samoan comedian and actress from Māngere. In this episode of Generation Next, she talks about falling in love with theatre, making comedy accessible to her community, and tackling life with humour.

Generation Next S2 | Southside is a series of videos profiling four talented young people who call South Auckland home. This episode is a special collaboration with Niu FM.