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Research Profile

  • 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.

     

  • ACT1002 Vocal Technique for Actors 1 (UG)

    ACT2002 Vocal Technique for Actors 2 (UG)

    ACT3008 Vocal Technique for Actors 3 (UG)

    Module Leader:

    ACT1004 Actors Body and Movement 1 (UG)

    ACT3010 Actors Body and Movement 3 (UG)

  • Gemma is currently undertaking her PhD pathway. Her research is in voice pedagogy for the training actor and the Estill model of vocal function.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Gemma Boaden’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.

  • Gemma has presented her work into integrating Estill Voice Training into the spoken voice curriculum for the training undergraduate actor at the Estill World Symposium, London 2019.