Jane Boston, Adv Dip, BA, MA
Jane is an internationally active voice specialist, researcher and poet with a particular interest in the contemporary performance of verse. She co-wrote and performed over ten productions with Siren Theatre, a Lesbian feminist company, between 1980 and 1990.
She has subsequently worked extensively as a voice specialist in the actor training conservatoire sector, and as a voice coach within the professional theatre. She was Head of Voice on the Central Acting Programme 1990-1995 and voice specialist and director at Roehampton University and the Poor School. As a senior voice specialist at RADA between 1999-2009, she headed up research for the conservatoire, founded a staff research seminar series, curated an actor trainers conference in 2006 and an international practitioners conference on Breath in 2007.
She is currently Leader of MA Voice Studies and Head of International Centre for Voice with active professional interests in performing verse and authoring poetry.
Editor, Voice and Speech in the Theatre by Clifford Turner, sixth edition 2007
Teaching Stanislavski to students at RADA 2007: A research project for SCUDD 2007
Co-editor, Breath in Action 2009
Lightwork, part of the Digital Stages Festival in London, April 2011
Senior Lecturer and Course Leader, Voice and Head of International Centre for Voice
BA Sussex American Studies: Literature
MA University of Kent in Women’s Studies
Advanced Diploma Voice Studies Central School