Annie Morrison has worked for over 40 years as a voice and speech therapist and teacher.
She studied voice in performance at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD) and has taught in London drama schools including Rose Bruford, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Guildford School of Acting where she was Head of Voice. She teaches at RADA and is a visiting lecturer on several BA and MA Acting courses, as well as the MA Voice Studies course at RCSSD.
Annie runs workshops on articulation and effective strategies for dysfunctional voice and speech issues for voice coaches and singing teachers in the UK and abroad.
Annie has worked with the RSC and the National Theatre and is a voice coach with Brighton-based theatre company, Actors of Dionysus. Theatre includes: Some Trace of Her and Frankenstein (National Theatre); Kafka’s Monkey (Young Vic); Rose (Pleasance Theatre); The King’s Speech (Wyndhams); Making Noise Quietly (Donmar Warehouse); Our Boys (Duchess Theatre); The Summer Book (Unicorn) and Translations (ETT, National Theatre). Film work includes The King’s Speech.
She has designed a highly successful speech tool, The Morrison Bone Prop, to enhance the efficacy of speech training to meet the demands of the modern stage. Her approach is intuitive, imaginative and playful, underpinned by her sound therapeutic and technical training.