CV

Education

 

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (2014-16): Voice Studies MFA 

University of Warwick (2008-11): 2.1 BA (Hons) in Theatre and Performance Studies

 

 

Relevant Experience / Employment

 

Private Singing and Spoken Voice Teacher (Jan 2013 – present)

 

Senior Spoken Voice and Singing Teacher, CentreStage Studios HK (Nov 2016 - present)

 

Voice Coach and Workshop Leader, City Academy, (July - August 2016)

§ Led workshops for short courses: Voice for Business; Presentation Skills; Public Speaking

 

Voice and Speech Teacher, Arts Ed (Sept 2015 - August 2016)

§ The Spoken Voice teacher for the First and Third year Musical Theatre students

 

Singing Teacher, CPA Studios (Sept - Dec 2015)

§ Taught private and group singing lessons on the 3 year diploma in Musical Theatre

 

Singing Teacher, Italia Conti Arts Centre Ltd (May 2015)

§  Taught workshops, tutorials and a masterclass to students aged between 8-23

 

 Voice Teacher [placement], Performance Preparation Academy (April – July 2015)

§  Worked with 2nd year Musical Theatre students on the spoken voice

§  Used Laban, Estill voice qualities and Knight Thompson ‘Gurning’ to explore the voice

§  Show support for Puppeteers in Carnival musical

 

Voice Coach, Folio Theatre ‘Unearthed’ (May 2015)

§  Show support for a touring production, working predominantly on clarity, projection and vocal health advice

 

Voice Teacher [placement], Oxford School of Drama (Jan-March 2015)

§  Taught Foundation students in workshops and through team teaching with Ashley Howard

§  Shadowed Ashley Howard’s Voice lessons with years 1-3 and Foundation

 

Voice Teacher [placement], RCSSD Puppetry BA (Jan-March 2015)

§  Introduction to Voice, including anatomy and physiology overview and details on safe vocal use

§  Physical movement and imagination work into voicing, leading towards Character Voicing

 

Actor, The Adventures of Stamp Girl, Burnley Youth Theatre (Oct – Nov 2013)

§  Theatre in Education project –  anti-bullying play and workshop for local primary schools

 

Volunteer and Workshop Leader, Urban Sprawl, Leeds (Sept – Dec 2013)

§  Led voice workshops for the participants (people who have suffered from homelessness)

 

Volunteer and Workshop Leader, Adult Connect, Burnley Youth Theatre (Sept – Dec 2013)

§  Led voice workshops for the participants (adults with mental and physical disabilities)

 

Guest Workshop Leader, Oxford Playhouse (March 2013)

§  Led workshop on projection and vocal resonance to 11-16 year olds

 

Director of Kellogg College Show Choir, Oxford (Feb – July 2013)

§  Co-founder and leader of a show choir for Postgrad students and Fellows at Kellogg College

 

Voice Coach, Whole Hog Theatre, Leamington Spa (August 2012 – July 2013)

§  Whole Hog Theatre’s adaptation of Princess Mononoke, based on the anime film by Hayao Miyazaki

§  Led workshops on breathing and vocal techniques, in order to sustain and take care of the actors’ voices, some of which were used to make ethereal noises and to personify giant animal-spirit puppets

§  Gave group and one-on-one singing lessons

§  Point of contact for one-on-one vocal lessons and advice

 

 

Membership of Professional Bodies / Courses attended / Skills

 

§  Member of VASTA

§  Member of AOTOS (Association of Teachers of Singing)

§  Member of ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians)

§   Integrative Performance Practice intensive, with Experience Bryon - 2016

§  Estill Levels One and Two, The Voice Explained, Berlin 2014; and London 2016

§ Estill Advanced Figures and Voice Qualities course, The Voice Explained, London 2016

§  Teaching Classical Singing Summer School, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. With Stephen Robertson and Pat MacMahon – 2013

§  ABRSM Grade 8 Voice – Merit – 2007

§  LCM Grade 8 Piano – Merit – 2007

§  BVA ‘Collaborative Working’ - 2015

§  Estill day courses:

o   Acoustics – 2015

o   Tongue Taming – 2015

o   Breathing, Support & Estill – 2015

o   Estill for Actors & Voice Teachers – 2015

o   Advanced Belting – 2015

o   Singing in an Accent – 2014