Assistant Professor: Vocal Production
109 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Abigail trained as an actor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (BA Acting) and on the Postgraduate Musical Theatre course at the Royal Academy of Music, London (PG Dip RAM). Abigail trained as a Voice/Dialect Coach at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London and holds an MA in Voice Studies, she is also in the final stages of training to become a Certified Master Teacher of Estill Voice Craft™. Additionally she holds an MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) from Liverpool John Moores University. Abigail was Head of Voice at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) for four years and has taught the fundamentals of voice production, including work on text, at some of the UK’s leading drama schools including the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, the Birmingham School of Acting and ALRA. Abigail is also a Voice and Dialect Associate for the Old Vic Theatre, London and the Shaw Festival Theatre in Canada.