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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire - Acting - Tutors

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  • Phyllida Furse MA, BA Hons, PGCE, ALAM

    Visiting Tutor in Voice Theory

    Phyllida first taught Modern Foreign Languages (French and Italian) before discovering her passion for voice. In support of clear speech to improve both the teaching and learning experience, she has delivered vocal health and development workshops to schools, colleges, and universities, as well as in the commercial sector for...

  • Helen Gibbs

    Staff Stage Manager

    Helen has been working in the stage management industry for 13 years and is one of two Staff Stage Managers within Birmingham School of Acting. Helen is part of the professional production team that provides production support to almost all courses within the school itself. Helen is also a Stage Management supervisor,...

  • Polly Hudson

    Head of Movement

    Polly studied at London Contemporary Dance School in the late 1980s, dancing with their fourth year company (Edge) whilst still in her third year of training, and graduating with a distinction in contemporary dance. She teaches, makes, curates and writes. Polly is a certified teacher of Skinner Releasing Technique, the...

  • Iain Jackson

    Resident Accompanist

    Iain is a graduate of The University of Birmingham and Birmingham Conservatoire, where he studied piano accompaniment under Simon Nicholls and Robert Markham. He also studied composition at The Royal Academy of Music, and is a qualified teacher, holding a PGCE from BCU. He is now employed as the in-house accompanist at the...

  • Cecil Mackinnon

    Visiting Tutor

    Cecil MacKinnon is a visiting tutor, leading the summer course, Comedy in Shakespeare . She is one of the most experienced Linklater voice teachers, an actor, director and clown.   As an Actress, with Section Ten: New York Monster Show , with Shaliko Company in residence at La Mama: Midnight Visitor , Whirligig ,  ...

  • Clifford Milner

    Senior Acting Tutor Recorded Media

    Clifford trained as an actor at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and has worked extensively in TV, radio/VOs and theatre: credits include A Very Open Prison, Brookside, Drop the Dead Donkey, Poirot, Cold Feet, The Bill, EastEnders, Coronation Street, Trial and Retribution II and IV, Eyes Down and the BAFTA...

  • Lise Olson

    Course Director, MA in Acting

    Lise is currently the Course Director of MA in Acting at Birmingham School of Acting. She relocated from Merseyside, where she trained actors for a decade at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). An American ex-pat, she has been working professionally in the UK for over 20 years.

  • Louise Papillon

    Acting and Physical Skills Tutor and Director, Librarian, Disability Officer, Personal Tutor

    Louise is an acting / physical skills tutor on all BSA acting courses and also directs on the three-year BA Acting and foundation courses. Originally trained at the Legat School of Russian Ballet and Ballet Rambert, she then went on to a successful career as a dancer, singer and actress in the West End and regional...

  • Professor David Roberts

    Dean of Faculty, National Teaching Fellow

    David holds degrees from the Universities of Bristol and Oxford, completing his DPhil in 1987 under the supervision of the great Shakespeare scholar Emrys Jones. He worked at both universities before emigrating to Japan, where he taught at the Universities of Kyoto and Osaka. He served as Head of English at Birmingham City...

  • Danièle Sanderson

    Deputy Head/BA in Acting Course director

    Danièle started life as a Drama student, training at the Drama Centre, London. She followed her interest in the body and actor by training in Physical theatre both in London and in Paris. After working for 10 years as a freelance actor and movement director, her interest turned to directing and she gained a Masters in Theatre...

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