Alison Mackinnon is Programme Director for the BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship at Rose Bruford College. She worked as an actress for 10 years in rep and touring theatre and was a member of the Women’s Theatre Group.
She also worked as a voice teacher and dialect coach in film, in many leading drama schools and theatres nationally and internationally. Alison’s more recent focus has been the integration of musicality with acting skills.
Acting, Voice and Text, Actor Musicianship
BA Hons Theatre Arts
MA Theatre Practice
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Learning and Teaching in Performing Arts
External Examiner: Italia Conti Acting, UEL (2014–2019)
External Examiner: MA Voice Practice, Birmingham City University (2013–2018)
BA Actor Musicianship, Leeds Conservatoire, University of Hull (2020–2025)
Poetry in actor training; assessment methodologies