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Izo FitzRoy - Elocution/English Accent/Voice/Speech Tutor in London

Izo FitzRoy Vocal Coaching Tutor (West London)

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  • Hammersmith (W6)
  • Last Logged In: 11 Jul 2017
  • Sex: Female
  • Web site: www.ifvoice.co.uk
  • Can Travel To: City of London, Ealing, Haringey, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Richmond upon Thames, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth
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  • Professional Qualification MA Voice Studies 2:1 CSSD
  • Professional Qualification IPA Phonetics Qualification
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check CRB checked
  • Professional Membership ICV, BVA, VASTA, PRS
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
Hello my name is Izo and I look forward to working with you. Voice is a huge part of how we represent ourselves so I aim to give you all the necessary tools to deliver confident speech and powerful communication.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach all aspects of vocal and performance coaching for singing and spoken voice.

ACTORS
Dialects
Performance Preparation
Vocal Technique
Articulation into text
Sight Reading
Audition technique
Alexander Tecnhique/Feldenkrais working on physical flexibility and body language

NON ACTORS
Accent Softening
Confident Speech
Presentation Preparation
Articulation and Clarity (addressing any problem sounds)
Interview Technique
Alexander Tecnhique/Feldenkrais working on physical flexibility and body language
Vocal power and projection

SINGERS
Estill Vocal Technique
Breath support/control
Gospel sound workshop
Connection to text - musical theatre, pop, soul, jazz
Tell me about your qualifications.
MA Voice Studies 2:1 Central School of Speech & Drama (2009)
MA European Civilisation 2:1 Glasgow University (2004)
Continuing Composition Qualification Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (2003)
IPA Phonetics Certificate (2010)
Estill Level 1 Certificate (2014)
What kind of experience do you have?
Over ten years of experience as a Voice and Accent coach during which I have worked at Bristol Old Vic, Central School of Speech & Drama, Mountview Academy, LAMDA, ALRA, and RADA working with groups of drama students to develop vocal technique and understanding of accents and dialects. I have also worked at The National, Young Vic, RSC, Cambridge Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe Festival to support various productions on dialect, vocal trouble shooting, and vocal health.

I am currently Head Dialect and Voice Coach on West End's 'Matilda', as well as working with London Speech Workshop as one of their resident Senior Voice Coaches. Working on Confident Communication and Public Speaking Skills. I also teach all areas of practical voice and dialects at Mountview Academy, specifically teaching Speech, Phonetics and RP to the Postgraduate students and Shakespeare and text work to the Musical Theatre Students. I also work with children from Norland Place School And Chelsea Young Writers, between the ages of 7 - 12, to develop Public Speaking skills and articulation.

I also allocate my time to charity work at Core Arts Mental Health Charity. Working with patients on a one to one basis - with singers, poets, actors and public speakers of every age and ability to help develop their confidence using Creative Vocal Techniques.

I offer private tutorials at my home in West London or at your home. I also offer small group workshops or lessons via Skype for children, young adults, and adults of every ability.
How much do you charge?
1 hour lesson: £55
When booking 3 lessons in advance, you will get a discounted price at £50 p/h
For lessons in your home, additional expenses will apply. (Usually £10 extra for travel cost and time)
Where do you teach?
I currently teach from my home in West London.

I am willing to travel, I currently teach in the following areas : Shoreditch, Highgate, Camden, Brixton, Soho, Peckham, Chelsea, Camberwell, Stoke Newington, Kensington & Chelsea, Mile End, Bow, Hounslow, Hammersmith and Fulham, Richmond, Kingston, Wandsworth and Lambeth.
When are you available?
I am available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays with occasional evenings and weekends at additional cost.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages/ all abilities
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare students for GCSE, A level and University Degree & Drama School Auditions. I also coach students who are looking to develop their personal confidence and speaking skills.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Full Enhanced CRB Disclosure (Issued 2015)
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am willing to do this via Skype if required
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
ICV, BVA, VASTA, PRS, MU
Where and with whom did you train?
RCS with Colin Broom and Nadine George
CSSD with Katerina Moraitis, Kristin Linklater, Barbara Houseman, Cicely Berry, Gilly Anne Keyes
Tell me about some of your current students.
I currently work as Head Dialect Coach and Voice Coach on the West End's production of 'Matilda'. Working with both adults and children within the cast on vocal technique, healthy voice use and dialect. I also work as a Senior Voice Coach at London Speech Workshop, working with corporate clients both locally and Internationally, of all ages. Working with them to develop confident communication. I also currently work as a freelance voice coach with clients of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, working on accent softening, and with professional actors working with most accents & dialects

I teach voice and dialect at Mountview. Teaching all areas of practical voice and dialects to the BA and Foundation students. I also work at LAMDA eaching Speech, Phonetics and RP to the Postgraduate students, Shakespeare and text work with the Musical Theatre Students, as well as working at Core Arts Mental Health Charity on a one to one basis with singers, poets, actors and public speakers of every age and ability.

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Do you have a personal message for students?
We all learn differently and I believe that it is important to facilitate personal education in a way that would best suit the student. Voice is such an important part of everyday life and a personal reflection of how we choose to represent ourselves therefore I work in a way that will help provide you with the most confidence in a comfortable, fun and easy setting.