Gemma is a professional actress and vocal coach. She trained as a classical actress at Rose Bruford College on the BA(Hons) Acting Course in 2002. She has worked in the West End, in No 1 Touring Theatre Companies and Film, Voice-Over and Commercials. As a voice coach she has worked with the Almeida, on West End and International Tours for Wizard Theatre Company and the Royal & Derngate Theatres.
Gemma’s specialism is in spoken voice and she qualified as an Estill Master Trainer in April 2018 and became a fellow of the HEA (Higher Education Academy) in 2017.
In 2013 Gemma began teaching Spoken Voice to training actors at UoN and quickly became the Senior Vocal Lead Lecturer in 2015 overseeing the vocal curricular for all voice and singing training. In 2019 Gemma was made programme leader for the Acting Programme.
Gemma is also a director of her own voice company TemperVox, which specialises in accent work and presentation skills for professionals in industry and corporate clients.
Gemma has taught on several public Estill courses and was excited in 2018 when the University of Northampton Acting programme was granted official education affiliate status with Estill Voice International meaning we are one of only 8 institutions in the world to hold this accreditation.