Syd Heylen Jnr is quickly becoming one of the most in demand corporate comedians in Australia. With his sharp wit, warm persona, and ability to interact with his audience, Syd has earned himself a reputation as one of the funniest and most professional comedians around.
As a polished stand up comedian with over 20 years experience and Winner of the prestigious MO Award, Syd combines his observational wit with a relaxed comedic style that is guaranteed to elicit an enthusiastic response from any audience. Syd is equally at home as a Master of Ceremonies with a humorous edge, or as a featured speaker and stand up comedian.
The son of a well-known Australian comedian, Syd started honing his comedy skills early. He cut his teeth writing gags for Graham Kennedy on Channel 9’s Coast to Coast, as well as for Starsearch on Channel 10, all the while developing his own comedy at live venues around the country, and performing regularly on The Midday Show. Amongst others Syd’s TV credits include Foxtel’s Cliptomanics, Ridgey Didge, Sweet and Sour, and A Country Practice.
Versatility is one of the keys to Syd’s success. He has performed with show-business legends such as Englebert Humperdinck, The Village People, and The Supremes, performed with the Australian Opera Company, has a degree in Politics and is a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has also toured throughout South East Asia and the UK and performed to guests for exclusive cruise lines such as Radisson, Crystal, and Silver Seas.
In recent years Syd has been busy delighting audiences with his natural comedic skills at corporate events both locally and internationally. And, with his natural charm and impeccable comic timing, Syd always delivers a polished performance full of laughter guaranteed to impress.
Syd’s recent clients include:
Australian Dental Association, Caltex, JAS-ANZ, Brier-Mills, UDIA NSW, Mirvac-Lewis Land, Gold Coast City Council, The Carbine Club (PNG), Australian College of Pharmacy Practice and Management, Southern Highlands Business Awards.
Client Comments for Syd Heylen Jnr
Syd Heylen Jnr travels from Queensland Australia
- Syd's performance was excellent. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed him.
Australian Dental Association
- Syd was great. He had everyone laughing.
Urban Development Industry Association
Aus. College of Pharmacy, Practice, and Mgmt
- Syd is constantly surprising; every moment of his performance was a delight. This man is a keeper.
Norwegian Cruise Lines
- Thankyou for your great performance. I look forward to further dealings.
"I have used your company three times now and each time I have been extremely happy with the speakers and the back up organisation around their engagement right up to the event eve. You obviously know your business and know what speakers suit what events. You certainly know how to tailor for maximum effectiveness."
Australian Management Institute
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