Having begun his creative life as a professional actor, Edward is now predominantly focussed on the teaching of Acting & Voice in Higher Education establishments, as well as being a freelance voice coach for individuals and companies. Edward studied acting at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and completed a Masters in Education at the same institution also.
As an actor, Edward has worked for companies and performed in Theatres that include; Citizens Theatre, Eden Court, Traverse Theatre, Stirling MacRobert, Tron Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, Haymarket Theatre, Birmingham Rep and Shakespeare’s Globe. He has also worked for companies that include, Grid-Iron, Visible Fictions, Shed Media Productions (BBC1) and the Edinburgh Royal Lyceum.
Edward has sixteen years’ experience of engaging with Nadine George Voice Work® and has explored the “embodied voice” in locations such as: Mexico (Taller de Investigación Teatral) California (Shakespeare & Company), Denmark (Odin Teatret) and Poland (Grotowski Institute and Gardzienice) to name a few.
Edward is also an early career researcher, contributing an article to the 2019 edition of the Stanislavski Studies journal, along with providing a reflective “snapshot” for the 2019 new edition of “Anthropocosmic Theatre” by Nicolás Núñez, published by the University of Huddersfield press.
Edward regularly teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in their Centre for Voice in Performance, as well as lecturing at Strathclyde University. He is also Course Coordinator for Foundation Acting (Edinburgh) at Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance. His main areas of research and interest, are psychophysical training practises, embodiment and managing performance stress in actors.
Edward is currently training to become a registered hypnotherapist and hopes to offer actors support with performance anxiety and the removal of limiting beliefs, which may be inhibiting their development as performers.
Acting, Voice, Personal & Professional Development for Actors