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Voice Coaches Melbourne

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This is a list of voice coaches in Melbourne. Working on your voice is often more important for actors than doing more acting classes. Our voices are such a crucial part of our acting, especially on stage.

So whether you are looking to work on a dialect or to improve an area of your voice, here are the best voice coaches in Melbourne:

Voice and Dialect Teachers in Melbourne

Updated March, 8th 2021

Tyler Coppin

Tyler Coppin was born and raised in the United States and primarily works as an American accent coach. He has coached some incredible actors such as Heath Ledger, Madeleine Madden, Magda Szubanski, Melissa George, Joel Edgerton and Ben Mendelsohn, just to name a few! Tyler is based in Melbourne, and also teaches at Brave Studios.

Jenny Kent

Jenny Kent is a voice and dialect coach in Melbourne, with a background in acting, as well as speech pathology. She teaches at Australian drama schools and coaches across many disciplines from actors and presenters to corporate professionals.

Leith McPherson 

Spoken Voice & Dialect Coach

Leith McPherson is a professional voice coach and senior lecturer at the VCA. Leith is a regular voice and dialect coach at MTC but has also worked alongside some elves in the Hobbit trilogy and more recently with a few wizards and witches with the cast of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. Originally training as an actor she then went on to study voice in London and is now recognised as one of Australia’s leading voice and accent coaches. 

Chris Nolan 

Spoken & Singing Voice

I have no words for this man – I’ve been working with Chris for a few years now and can honestly say that this man has changed the way I approach and use my voice. He has so much expertise and knowledge, and will skillfully help you to overcome any challenges you may face. Chris offers private lessons, in-person and via Zoom, but throughout the year also offers a variety of workshops and masterclasses that are affordable for even the most struggling artist. 

Chris is a Voice Trainer, Vocal Coach, Pianist and Casting Consultant. He was previously the Head of Singing & Music at the VCA (Victorian College of The Arts) and has worked as a casting consultant for David Grindrod for Andrew Lloyd Webber. Chris trained as a singer and pianist in Australia before going to further study and work in the UK and is now back in the land down-under. 

Lisa-Marie Parker

Singing Voice

Lisa-Marie has been a Voice Coach, Audition Coach and Career Mentor for over 20 years. She is also an accomplished actress and singer who has worked in productions like We Will Rock You and Les Mis over her 22 year long career. Lisa has so many credits and career accomplishments to her name we could be here listing them all day – but all you need to know is that she is a phenomenal teacher.

Anna McCrossin-Owen

Spoken Voice & Dialect Coach

Anna is a Melbourne based Voice coach for Film, Television, Theatre, Music Theatre, TVC and Animation. Anna is one of MTCs (Melbourne Theatre Company) main Voice Coaches, working on over 50 of their productions and teaches privately from her studio. She has worked on A View From The Bridge, Glitch, Please Like Me, Heisenberg and Relic to name a few. Anna is one of Melbourne best Voice Coaches and comes highly recommended. 

Suzanne Heywood

Spoken Voice & Dialect Coach

Suzanne is a Melbourne based Voice and Dialect Coach – Her career has seen her work for Melbourne Theatre Company, Redstitch and Malthouse Theatre. Working across an array of mediums from Theatre to Film she is recognised as one of Australia’s best voice coaches. She is currently the Artistic Associate Q44 Theatre. She has worked with people like Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie, Jackie Weaver and Kat Stewart. 

Andrew Hearle 

Voice Over Teacher + Acting Coach 

Andrew is the founder of StageMilk.com. Though Andrew is mainly an acting coach, he is also one of the leading voice over teachers in Australia. If you are specifically looking for a voice over teacher, definitely reach out. Andrew offers private voice over coaching, and also runs the leading Melbourne Voice Over Course. This course takes place a few times a year and places are strictly limited.

Andrew is also one of the leading Voice Reel Producers in Melbourne.

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