Jenny completed the MA in the Practice of Voice and Singing at Guildford School of Acting where she currently teaches Voice on the Foundation, BA and MA courses in Acting, Actor Musicianship and Musical Theatre. Jenny is a keen researcher and continues to explore new ideas in voice, singing, vocal anatomy, voice pedagogy, accents, dialects and teaching in industry.
Jenny's also works in the industry as a voice, singing, accent and dialect coach. Her freelance work has led her to assist students with monologues, singing, songs and audition preparation for Drama School as well as singing examinations. Previous students are now at (or have graduated from) GSA, Mountview, RADA, Bristol Old Vic, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, ALRA, LAMDA, RCSSD, Hurtwood House, Brit School and many more. She also works alongside directors and MDs on plays and musicals internationally and nationally and is available to support theatre, TV and film productions as well as actors, singers, actor musicians and musical theatre performers upon request. Many professional clients and previous students are regularly seen in Theatre, TV and Film. Jenny is also a keen advocate in freeing the natural voice, building confidence in voice and developing effective communication and presentation skills for business. Jenny continues to support many students and clients with their own personal, vocal journeys.
As a performer, Jenny has performed professionally as a musical theatre performer, most recently at The Royal Festival Hall in Bernstein's Mass. She has played a variety of leads in various productions. Jenny is also often hired as a professional understudy on productions at short notice when understudies have not been available. As a singer/songwriter, Jenny continues to create music and works closely with Motion Audio Productions on new music projects for Film and TV.
Jenny’s was Principal of her own performing arts school, Dance Division (previously the Academy of Musical Theatre) for over a decade, which offered performing arts training and examinations with Trinity College London (TCL), the Royal Acacdemy of Dance (RAD) and the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) in a variety of subjects in local and rural areas of Surrey, UK. During her time as Principal, Jenny was producer, director and choreographer for numerous shows. Jenny is still a Registered Teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) in Ballet and is an Associate Teacher of Ballet with the International Dance Teacher's Association (IDTA). Jenny still offers bespoke dance classes or one to one lessons as required.
University roles and responsibilities
- Teaching Fellow in Voice