Georgia Van Cuylenburg
This is the official website of Georgia Van Cuylenburg - speaker, advocate, philanthropist and doer of many fun things!
Georgia is a young Australian/American who’s passion in life is empowering children and young men and women to embrace exactly who they are and the incredible impact they can have on the world. The personal challenges she has faced in her life have provided her with a purpose and a passion for her entertainment career and her philanthropic endevours. She believes everyone has the right to be happy no matter what life has ‘dealt’ them and she is committed to living her life by public example and encourage others to be proud of what makes them, them and to laugh, smile and thrive.
Georgia’s documentary about her personal journey with Alopecia Areata – Baby Let Your Hair Hang Down, has proved her belief that if you create honest work with the purpose of helping people you really can make a ‘dint’ in the world. Because of the film she has been interviewed and featured on numerous written/tv and radio press outlets including ABC’s 20/20, The Doctors, KTLA news and the Huffington Post.
She also dedicates a large amount of her time as a speaker and mentor, working with children across America.In 2012 she co founded the non profit Comiques Sans Frontieres – bringing evocative comedy workshops to kids in developing countries and in at risk areas.In 2013 she launched her own Cause venture – The I am Spartacus Foundation – connecting underserved children, possessing exciting natural ability, with training, classes or mentorship.In 2013 she also founded and became Executive Director of Arts Bridging the Gap a 501c3 Non Profit Corporation that brings arts programs to children in underserved areas in order to improve their quality of life, academic success and future prospects.
As a performer and artist she is a successful and credited comedian, TV host, writer and actor. She has hosted a number of kids shows and voiced some pretty big characters, both on TV and in video games. She has also graced some of America’s biggest comedy stages. She just loves creating, she loves performing and most of all she loves making people laugh. Earlier in her life she gained success from being a children’s entertainer both on TV and in theaters in Australia and Asia. She also received the Tattersal’s Enterprise and Achievement Award for her play and public awareness Campaign ‘readMylips’ that stopped the silence surrounding eating disorders and mental illness in 2005.
In 2009 she started her production company I am Spartacus Entertainment. She is honored and excited to be working with so many talented, empowered and fun entertainment professionals both in America and across the world to create content for all sorts of media that makes people laugh think and feel better about who they are and the people around them.
Georgia lives every day for the children of the world and the difference she knows they can make.