Individual Tuition

One-to-one speech, acting, vocal and / or musical theatre lessons are available. Sessions are in person or, for those at distance, can be on-line, or digital.
English as a Second Language – Martine has coached students from France, Hong Kong, Korea, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Span, Italy, Lithuania, Brazil, Poland, China, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

On-line and Distance option:
For lessons at distance, learners need a computer with e-mail and mp3 upload and playback facility such as Windows Media Player. Your audios can then be sent and tutor audio and written feedback returned to you via e-mail.
Video or larger audio files can also be sent using free file transfer such as YouSendIt. Optional web cam and Skype phone are useful for live feedback, but not essential. Payment can be made as a secure PayPal transaction, by visiting the Sales page.

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Please contact Martine for a no obligation discussion of Coaching or Workshop needs - Voice, Performance or Communication.

For all telephone enquiries please phone +44 (0) 1588 661106.
Calls are welcome until 9pm (eves) inc weekends.
For international enquiries and clients Martine has Skype availability.

Corporate small group Seminars, Children’s Workshops, and INSET
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When time permits Martine can deliver Outreach Workshops and Residencies for Theatre Education and Arts and Heritage departments, Industry professionals, Arts and Literary Festivals, post-compulsory Education and in Schools.

Previous clients include the NMM National Media Museum (Anim8ed Stories), DEFRA, Diocese of Portsmouth, West Yorkshire Playhouse (Spark Project) (more History)

Poole and Phoenix Arts Centres, Stagecoach, ArtsReach (Dorset) and East Dorset District Council, Peculiar Vision, Southampton, Fareham and Eastleigh Councils, Winchester Hat Fair and others. She was Head of Speech and Drama at Downe House, Berkshire for 10 years, has marked English Writing SATS and worked both with Business clients and in the Community. In addition to performing, she now freelances as a Communications and Performance Examiner. (hide)

Contact Martine for World Book Day readings or workshops, the hilarious Shakespeare’s Pants! performance and creative writing and speaking experience, or simply to discuss your ideas for Arts Weeks and Literary Events. The education programme is constantly evolving and your suggestions are welcome!

Qualifications and Memberships:
New Era Academy of Music and Drama licentiate LNEA (Speech and Drama),
MSTSD, Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama
BA (Hons),Cert Ed (QTLS) and RADA Shakespeare Certificate (Teacher’s).
British Actors Equity
Society of Authors
(NAWE) National Association of Writers in Education
Audiobook Publishers Association (Actress & Working Party),
(Arts Council England) Arts Award Artsmark Assessor /Centre (Calcaria Centre).

Martine carries a Full Enhanced Disclosure and Public Liability Insurance.

© Martine Dunn 2017
Audition technique
Voice Production
Speaking without notes
Musical Theatre
Presentation and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional presentation techniques, Interview technique, Public Speaking Using Text
The RADA Shakespeare Certificate
Shakespeare's Pants!
Shakespeare Workshop
Performing the Text
A Day in the Life Of …” In Character Literature Recitals
"Odd Socks"
socks and feet but not how you think!
"Puppet Junk-kit" - Stick/Rod puppets out of household junk
"That's the Way to Do It!"
Puppet Using workshop with moving mouths
"Spuddy Buddies"
Table-top puppets using real potatoes. Dress for mess!
Live Performance
Poetry, Prose, Drama, Public Speaking
Recorded Performance
Microphone techniques for podcasting, drama and book narration
Shakespeare Workshop
Performing the Text
A Day in the Life Of …” In Character Literature Recitals
Cartoon Voice
See It.. Feel It.. Be a Voiceover Artist for the day..
Make an Advert in a Day - Script writing and Creative Speaking
What a Drama!
Create an Audio Play in a Day..