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  • Presently, Director of the Birmingham Conservatory and Voice and text coach for the Stratford Festival

  • 24 years as Head of Voice and Coaching at the Festival, coordinating an internationally recognized coaching team that served the work of the plays, the directors, and the acting company.

  • 10 years as Head of Voice and Associate Artistic Director of the English acting and playwriting program at the National Theatre School of Canada.

  • Taught as a guest artist for the University of Regina, the University of Windsor, Toronto Metropolitan University, and the University of Waterloo.

  • Adjudicated for the Kiwanis Music Festival (Toronto), the Manitoba Music Festival (Winnipeg), and the Saskatchewan Music Festival Association.

  • Served on the Advisory Councils for the acting programs of Humber College and Toronto Metropolitan University (Toronto).

  • Founded the program Voice Care and Development for Educators© at the Stratford Festival. Went on to present this work at the University of Calgary, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Brock University.


  • Voice and text coaching for Canstage, Modern Times, The Montreal Young Company (dir. Bill Glassco), Globe Theatre, the Grand Theatre, Raoul Bhaneja’s Hamlet (solo); MOonhORsE Dance Theatre (Claudia Moore); and Shakespeare by the Sea (Newfoundland).


  • Dialect Coaching for film and television: Million Dollar Babies (CBC/CBS); Voices from a Locked Room (Locked Room Productions); Screamers (Allegro Films); Liles (dir. John Greyson); Grey Owl (dir. Sir Richard Attenborough); Children of My Heart (Mederic Productions); Canada: A People’s History (CBC/Radio Canada); and for Allan Hawco's hit series, The Republic of Doyle (CBC). In addition, she taught master classes for both seasons of Triple Sensation (CBC).

  • Presented workshops for Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan); Quebec Drama Association, McGill University, CEGEP John Abbott and Vanier College (Montreal); Bishop’s University (Lennoxville, P.Q.); University of Toronto’s Teaching Assistant Program; and Centre for the Arts (Toronto).

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