Bea Barbeau-Scurla


Sydney Film Festival

Suburban Wildlife | Writer/Producer/Creator

Second Runner up Audience Award

Australian Writer's Guild

Expiry Date | Writer/Creator

Long-Listed for Audible/AWG 2020 Podcast competion

AACTA Awards

Suburban Wildlife | Writer/Producer/Creator

Longlisted for AACTA award Best Indie Film



Bea Barbeau-Scurla is a stand-up comedian, screenwriter and producer. She is a regular face on club lineups all over Sydney and Melbourne and has opened for amazing acts such as Wil Anderson and Geraldine Hickey. Her voice has been described as manic, unique and sharp. Darkly funny and disarmingly beautiful (her secret is she’s mixed race, which is very trendy now), Bea is absolutely one to watch!

Béatrice Barbeau-Scurla is a writer, producer, comedian and podcaster based in Sydney, Australia. Her debut feature film, Suburban Wildlife won second runner up audience award at the 2019 Sydney Film Festival and was long-listed for an AACTA Award. As a comedian Béatrice has performed all over Sydney and Melbourne and has opened for fantastic acts such as Geraldine Hickey (The Gala) and Wil Anderson (Gruen Transfer). She was also the co-host of the podcast, Were You Hot in High School? 

Graduating from a Bachelor of Screen Arts in 2017, and a Masters of Screenwriting in 2019 at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Béatrice has produced and written a number of short films. In 2016 Béatrice and her classmate Imogen McCluskey co-wrote the feature film, Suburban Wildlife which then successfully crowdfunded 4,000 AUD and went into production. The film has screened in California, Italy, London and Sydney and has garnered critical acclaim. Béatrice and Imogen received CreateNSW festival funding which allowed them to fly over to California for their world premiere at Cinequest film and Creativity Festival. The film is now available to rent or buy in the United States and Canada on platforms such as Amazon and available on iTunes in Australia

During her final year of her Masters, Béatrice developed a feature film and television series. In her spare time during her Masters she also was development producer for comedic web series funded by Screen Australia Generate Development entitled CHEN PM 3010 created by and starring comedian and TV personality, Aaron Chen. She is currently working on a fictional podcast, Expiry Date which was long-listed for the Australian Writers' Guild and Audible's 2020 On Air Podcast Writing Competition.


Past Events


Rat Klub First Birthday

June 27th, 2022

Lineup Comedy Show.


Brisbane Tour

June 9th - 12th, 2022

Doing gigs in Brisbane with friends John Robles and Edan McGovern

Newcastle Womens' Showcase

June 3rd, 2022

A Comedy Showcase featuring some of the best rising stars Sydney and Newcastle has to offer.


Smile More!

March 29th - April 10th, 2022

Split bill comedy show as a part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.


Melbourne Tour

Feb 3rd - 9th, 2022

Did some gigs down in Melbourne.


Bea Barbeau-Scurla and Amelia Navascues

November 4th - 6th, 2021

A split bill comedy show for the Laughs out of Lockdown festival.