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Anne-Marie
Speed

Areas of Expertise
  • Accent
  • Acting
  • Singing
  • Voice

Anne-Marie is a voice teacher, vocal trainer, accent and dialect tutor, performance coach and professional theatre director. Her varied and extensive practice includes working with classical actors, international film stars, artists in the Royal Shakespeare and Royal National Theatre Companies, leads in West End musicals, actors in film and television and platinum selling pop groups.

She acts as a vocal consultant to West End production companies as well as individuals, working as a trouble-shooter and problem solver in both speaking and singing.

She is also one of the most experienced teachers and trainers of the Estill Model in the world and was trained by and has interned for Jo Estill many times. She was the first UK teacher to be asked by Jo Estill to intern for her in Denmark in 1994 and has continued her close association with Jo Estill since then. She has pioneered the use of the Estill Model in the teaching of actors, and specialises in the integration of speaking with singing, especially musical theatre.

She regularly runs popular workshops in the Estill Model in the UK with her colleagues Paul Farrington and Kiereen Lock, and is much in demand to give workshops on the Estill Model and related vocal subjects throughout Europe and Worldwide. She is also a Professor of Voice on the Musical Theatre course at the Royal Academy of Music and was President of the British Voice Association 2001 - 2002.

Her directing work includes drama and musicals and she was the first director to direct a new production of the West End hit STONES IN HIS POCKETS for the tour of the Gulf in 2004.

More information on courses in the Estill Model and other voice and performance related workshops can be found on her web siteĀ www.thevoiceexplained.com

The Voice Explained Website
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Credits

  • Jonathon Toomey
  • Upside Of Anger
  • Lively Up Yourself
  • The Dark
  • Icon
  • Agent Cody Banks II
  • Mouth To Mouth

Cilla

Doc Martin

Candide

Skins

Fairy Tale Rapunzel

Churchill At War

The Best Man

Silent Witness

Doctor Zhivago

 

Obsession

An American In Paris

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

From Here To Eternity

Breakfast At Tiffany’s

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