Practitioners and Panellists of the Audition Series
Lee is an Actor & Writer. He is currently shooting the film production of Hamlet playing Rosencrantz alongside Ian Mckellen. He will then go on to the stage production for the Summer season at Theatre Royal Windsor in rep with The Cherry Orchard. This year he will also be appearing in feature film The Last Letter From Your Lover on Netflix and BBC’s The North Water.
Cameron Bernard Jones
Cameron Bernard Jones is a London-based performing artist, voice actor, and accent coach originally from New York City. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Voice & Opera Performance at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, in the United States. As an actor he has been in Motown the Musical (Shaftesbury Theatre) and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Aldwych Theatre). As an accent coach Cameron teaches various American accents and dialects to a wide range of student and professional actors and performers, including private 1-to-1 lessons, and workshops and masterclasses at drama colleges like Urdang and Mountview.
Rex Obano is a screenwriter but was a classically trained actor and a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. He has played leading Shakespearian roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merlin International Theatre, Budapest, Ludlow Festival and The Wolsey Theatre and has been directed by Gregory Doran, Matthew Warchus, Michael Boyd, Adrian Noble and Thea Sharrock.
Michael Hill is an experienced voice coach, singer and freelance broadcaster, with a particular interest in how voice research, psychology and pedagogy can be applied to help people express themselves freely and confidently. He is trained in a number of evidence-based approaches, including Complete Vocal Technique (CVT), CoreSinging (Dr Meribeth Dayme) and Autogenic Therapy and continues to research and study techniques to assist performers. Currently a Senior Lecturer at the Leeds Conservatoire, Michael has given voice masterclasses for a variety of respected institutions, such as the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the World Voice Consortium and Clinical Excellence Networks within the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. He continues to sing and perform on a variety of projects and recently filmed a series of 'Story Time' episodes for BBC Alba.
Steven is a writer and director who has passionately advocated for change within the theatre industry. As an activist, Steven strives to uplift Black people and address the issues that marginalised groups face. He is the co-founder and co-director of The Diversity School Initiative; a successful campaign organisation with a mission to address under-representation in UK drama schools. Since launching in 2017, they have partnered with six leading drama schools and collaborated with organisations such as the Young Vic Theatre, Royal Court, and Liverpool Everyman.
Trained in acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has since worked extensively on stage and screen. Her credits include Children’s Children (Almeida Theatre), Dead Funny (Vaudeville Theatre), Machinal (Almeida Theatre), The White Queen (BBC), 24: Live Another Day (Fox/Sky), The Miniaturist (BBC), Outnumbered (BBC), The Inbetweeners 2 Movie (Bwark/Film 4), Humans (AMC/C4).
After training at Drama Centre London Annie worked as an actor in regional theatre, in London and in TV and radio. Recent acting work has included work at the Octagon Theatre Bolton in Arthur Miller’s The Last Yankee, the White Bear Theatre in An Honourable Man and the Park Theatre in Hell Yes, I’m Tough Enough. She is involved in the digital project for the Donmar , Adult Children.
Annie works at RADA as an acting tutor and director. She was part of the core team for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s project Open Stages, running acting workshops for Dream 16 – A Play For the Nation. She has contributed to the book Approaches to Actor Training and has been commissioned by the Crowood Press to write a book – Auditions – A Practical Guide. She regularly gives both classical and contemporary audition workshops for The MonoBox of which she is a Patron and is an Open Door mentor
Kieran Vyas is an award-winning director, filmmaker and acting coach. He’s also the artistic director of Urban Young Actors and a member of the audition panel for Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. With roots in acting, he has performed internationally in theatre, film and TV and is a previous Triforce Monologue Slam Champion. As well as producing his own films, Kieran has worked with prestigious theatre companies and theatres, the BBC, and top drama schools in the UK teaching BA and MA Acting.
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