Teaching + Coaching

 

I am an experienced workshop facilitator,  lecturer and coach specialising in:  

Breath 

Clarity of Speech*  

Presence + Expressivity

Poetic and Dramatic Text

Shakespeare 

Public speaking and political speech

Voice in devising 

Poetry performance

Embodied Writing

I'm currently a lecturer in Voice & Movement at St Mary's University in Twickenham (London) and have been a visiting lecturer at ADU (Zagreb). 

BACKGROUND + RESEARCH INTERESTS

I hold an History BA (writing pathway) from RomaTre, an MA in Cultural and Critical Studies from Birkbeck University of London and an MFA in Voice Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. My current research interests include speech-making as feminist practice, Affect theory and the role of pleasure and playfulness in theatre and performance training.

*in any accent!

'No matter how stressed, high or low I felt, your workshop always managed to calm me down and I would leave each class wanting more.'

ACTING STUDENT, ADU ZAGREB

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'Innovative, playful and full of technical detail. Lessons were beautifully planned.' 

LECTURER IN MUSICAL THEATRE, GOLDSMITHS UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

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'Serena was fantastic at helping the team to link the physical use of our voices with our best working practices. Her delivery was clear, interactive, imaginative, enjoyable, informative and fun.' 

​MANAGER, BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE (BFI)

 
 

No matter how stressed, high or low i felt, your workshop always managed to calm me down (...) and I would leave each class wanting more and waiting for the next day excited like a child.  Thank you for everything, your effort, your reasonableness, kindness, your warmth...

LOVRO R. / ACTING STUDENT

TESTIMONIALS

No matter how stressed, high or low i felt, your workshop always managed to calm me down (...) and I would leave each class wanting more and waiting for the next day excited like a child.  Thank you for everything, your effort, your reasonableness, kindness, your warmth...

LOVRO R. / ACTING STUDENT

 

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