Judith Phillips

Voice & Acting Lecturer

As an actor, Judith’s theatre work has included seasons with the RSC, York Theatre Royal and English Touring Theatre. International touring includes work in Moscow with Major Road Theatre; UK, Eire and Germany with the Actors’ Touring Company, playing Ophelia, subsequently touring South and Central America and Jamaica. Television includes Modotti and Mary Anning for Channel 4 and presenting the Children’s Channel.

After having twins, she won a scholarship to train as a voice teacher at Central School of Speech and Drama where she gained an MA with Distinction. She has taught at Central, East 15, Rose Bruford College, Kensington and Chelsea College, Chichester College and ACT Brighton and from 2009 to 2020, was Head of Voice at LAMDA.

As a voice coach she has worked on all the Mischief productions: Play that Goes Wrong, Comedy About A Bank Robbery and Peter Pan Goes Wrong in the West End and on tour. Other coaching includes: Sheila’s Island, Yvonne Arnaud Guildford and national tour, The Elephant Man, (Sheffield Crucible), Single Spies (Rose Theatre), Erpingham Camp for Hydrocracker at the Brighton Festival.

Other work as a voice and acting coach has included training radio presenters for the National Broadcasting School, working with many individual clients from a wide range of professions from acting to medicine, and corporate private clients including Unilever and the Body Shop. She has also run workshops for the National Theatre, Hydrocracker Theatre Company, Oxford University, The Voice Care Network, Goldsmiths and Warwick University.

International work has included delivering workshops at the Santa Fe Shakespeare Festival, City College New York, Pasadena Playhouse, LA, and work at the Moscow Arts Theatre.

Judith is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Educational Authority and has worked as an External Examiner for the University of Surrey and is currently External Examiner for Mountview.

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