Speech and Drama & Public Speaking Tuition

For the last 16 years I have been in the very privileged position of tutoring adults and children of all ages and and nationalities — within the context of the LAMDA examination system, bespoke drama workshops, improvisation and voice workshops and also through teaching English as a foreign language through drama. I am also very proud to be an examiner for NEA (New Era Academy.)

The magic of seeing someones confidence grow is amazing! And this confidence, I believe, must always be allowed to flourish through the students own unique personality and ability.

LAMDA exam preparation — these can also be used with the NEA syllabus >> here

Acting bronze medal

Josh, an amazing young actor, here performing the part of Brownie from ‘Inside’ by Philip Osment.

His second piece was the role of ‘Antipholus of Syracuse’ from Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare.


Acting Gold medal

Edward’s final exam with me! And he nailed it. These three pieces worked so well together.

Here he is performing an extract from Mojo by Jez Butterworth playing the part of Baby.

His other two pieces were:

Kind Richard, Richard II by Shakespeare . Read & listen to this piece here

Ernest, The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde.


Verse and Prose Grade 8

Estee’s final exam with me. Outstanding work

Verse: Prayer Before Birth by Louise Mac Neice. Listen here

Sonnet:Sonnet 18,Shakespeare Listen here

Prose: How to build a girl, by Caitlin Moran. Listen here


Graded work

Mohit preparing for a Speaking in Public Exam. He decided to prepare a talk on ‘Why you shouldn’t be afraid of flying’


Elsa and Connie enjoying some observation work.


Workshops

Students at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham enjoying two days of ‘Voice and Emotional Expression’ workshops


Ten and Half Hours Workshop (for adults) — rehearsals

This piece of experimental theatre, aptly named ‘Ten and Half Hours later’ was turned into a short film.

To find out more and to watch the film click here !


Ten and Half Hours Workshop (13+) — rehearsals

Strange Little Play

A look at the social isolation and manipulation created by social media.

To read more and to listen to the BBC coverage of click here.


Improvisation

To hear the BBC coverage of some of this work click here


Further example of work can be accessed as follows:

Public Speaking here

Role Place here

Super8 mm (aware winning) here

Free Learning & Drama Resource here

Acting for the camera course (for 13–18yrs) — watch the final result here

Work in Italy to be added soon.

For more information contact via the contact sheet on here