Hi I'm an experienced Voice Coach who works with actors, presenters, students and business professionals to enhance voice, speech and communication skills. I'm passionate about all aspects relating to the voice and teach a unique methodology.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Public speaking, accents, dialects, accent reduction, pure voice, projection, voice modulation, character voice, animation voices, clarity, articulation, diction, elocution, presentation skills, acting, text work, breathing techniques, creative visualisations and effective communication.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a masters in Voice from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. I hold LAMDA qualifications in Speaking of Verse and Prose to Gold Medal. I have a BA Hons in Media Arts from Royal Holloway University and a Diploma in Leadership and Management, certified by the Chartered Management Institute. I trained as an actor and dancer.
- How much do you charge?
£65 per hour although I offer discounts for block bookings. There are concessionary rates available for actors and students at £45 per hour.
- Where do you teach?
I teach at my premises in Nottingham or at clients place of work or via Skype.
- When are you available?
Daytime or evenings, flexible.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Usually higher level education and adults although I can teach children depending on the subject.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Your voice matters, it's represents who you are; your history, your personality, your inner thoughts, make it work for you. I can help you to free yourself to speak with ease and eloquence.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have worked professionally as a voice coach for over 10 years and prior to that worked in TV for 12 years. I have coached at prestigious theatres in London and UK and have an extensive client base from top blue chip companies.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
Drama students from Birmingham School of Acting and Drama Studio London.
High flying pros; doctors, dentists, lawyers, reporters, bankers, IT consultants, entrepreneurs...
There is a lower rate for students and under 18s. It is £45 per hour for face to face or Skype lessons.
• Royal Holloway BA Hons Media Arts
• RCSSD MA Voice Studies
• British Voice Association
Perfect! Marianne is a live wire, hugely talented and friendly and approachable. She relaxed our group of amateur Dramatic drama enthusiasts and made it possible for us all to join in and enjoy the session whether we are expecting to use the skills or not. She herself switched between accents at will and demonstrated how to acquire them, where in the mouth a sound was situated and how to shape the mouth in order to create the accents. We thoroughly enjoyed our session with her during one of our 'Club Nights' and were sad to see her go. We will be booking her again to help us with accents for specific plays - I think the next is set in Salford.
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