Flloyd Kenned is an Australian-born actress, director, singer-songwriter, performance poet and voice/speech/accent coach, based in Liverpool UK. She writes, records, edits, produces and publishes the podcast light comedy podcast programme “Am I Old Yet?”. Flloyd also plays Helen, Janey, Marian, Sharon, Susie, Joey, Jennifer, Nana Madeleine, Nanny Louise, Cafe Manager and Radio Announcer in Season 1.
Flloyd took part in the British folk revival in the late 60s, performed street theatre, cabaret and fringe theatre in Scotland throughout the 1980s and 90s, was artistic director of Golden Age Theatre (Glasgow) from 1991-1996, then returned to Australia where she undertook research into the performing voice (specifically Shakespeare) for her doctorate. She has performed, directed, and taught voice and acting skills at colleges and universities in the UK, US and Australia. Now resident in Liverpool, UK, (outwith Covid restrictions) Flloyd performs her songs and poems at open mics on Zoom and in and around Liverpool, tours her one-person verse plays with music around the world and provides coaching for student and professional actors, private individuals and community and corporate groups through her private studio Being in Voice. She is artistic director of Thunder’s Mouth Theatre (theatre of poetry, passion and philosophy), a Certified Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechworks, and is an Associate Artist with ISAAC (International School for Acting And Creativity), She is also a proud member of British Actors Equity, and currently deputy chair of the Liverpool and District Branch.
During lockdown, Flloyd has published two volumes of poetry: Sunsets & Kites: scatterings of light in poems, songs and essays and Home is Where I Hang My Pot: poetry fierce and gentle, from somewhere over the hill. Both available from Amazon.
“Am I Old Yet?” is written, performed, recorded and produced by Flloyd, with occasional guest appearances from members of the company of actors.