Floyd Alexander-Hunt is an Australian-based comedian combining quirky charm with virtuoso violin. In 2021, Floyd performed in Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s prestigious Comedy Zone, and debuted her solo hour at Sydney Comedy Festival to sold-out audiences. Floyd was also invited to perform in the Sydney Comedy Festival Gala at the Enmore Theatre, and the Perth Comedy Festival Gala at the Regal Theatre.
In previous years, Floyd has been selected as a NSW state finalist for Raw Comedy, and performed in various comedy festival showcases around Australia. For the past two years, Floyd has been part of the Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase tours in regional NSW, and more recently, was invited to join the cast of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow. She has also performed in the U.K., New Zealand and Japan.
Floyd regularly performs in some of Australia’s biggest rooms including the Sydney Comedy Store, Enmore Theatre and Melbourne’s Hamer Hall. While completing her Arts/Law degree, she moonlighted as a part-time comedy content creator for KISS FM and co-wrote an original comedy musical of ‘1984’ which completed a sold-out run at the New Theatre in January 2020.
Floyd also works as a freelance writer for the Law Society Journal, and has experience in writers rooms, including with See-Saw Films and Gaumont International. In 2020, she was nominated for ‘Young Writer of the Year’ at the NSW Publishing Awards for her comedy column ‘Avid for Scandal’. She is currently developing a comedy web series funded by Screen Australia titled Curry Me Home.
Awards & Recognition
2020/2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comedy Zone Cast
2020 NSW Publishing Awards Nominee – Best Young Writer for comedy series in the Law Society Journal
2019 USU Bright Ideas Grant for 1984! The Musical!
2019 State-Finalist Raw Comedy stand-up competition
2017 Patron’s Choice Award Winner, Australian National Golden Gavel Stand-up Competition
2017 Winner, New South Wales Golden Gavel stand-up competition
2017 Semi-Finalist Raw Comedy stand-up competition
2014 Semi-Finalist Raw Comedy stand-up competition
2011 Top 20 in UK’s Funny Women Competition
2010 Winner of NZ International Comedy Festival Class Comedian