News and Updates

  1. Radio 3’s Private Passions interview with Patsy:

  1. Here is the list of Registered Rodenburg Teachers! For more information, please email


     Ricardo Bonis Calvo, RRT

     Silas Brigham, RRT

     Jenn Miller Cribbs, MFA, MSW, RRT

     Jennifer Rodriguez de Castroverde, RRT

     Ted DesMaisons, PhD, RRT

     Dylan Diehl, RRT

     Mark Downey, RRT

     Tracy Goss, RRT

     Arielle Haller-Silverstone, RRT

     Kathy LaBrooy, RRT

     Kirsten Lundin Humer, MFA, RRT

     Michael Colby Jones, MFA, RRT

     David MacRae Landon, PhD, RRT

     Amy Leavitt, RRT

     Dov Lebowitz-Nowak, RRT

     Tootie Larios McCarthy, RRT

     Nancy Lipschultz, MFA, RRT

     Emma Love, RRT

     Celeste Moratti, RRT

     Tracie Morris, MFA, PhD, RRT

     Lauren Rohs, RRT

     Max Rosenak, MFA, RRT

     Erin Roth, RRT

     William Ryder, RRT

     Justin Scalise, RRT

     David Schwingle, RRT

     Annie Shikany, RRT

     Cynthia Straus, RRT

     Katie Wampler, Ph.D., RRT

     Mark Watson, MFA, RRT

  1. Patsy returns for The Right to Speak, Speaking Shakespeare, and Second Circle! October  2019, January 2020, March 2020 and June 2020!

  1. Check out Roundabout Theatre Ted Sod’s Interview with Ewan McGregor where he names Patsy as the teacher who had the most influence on him.

  1. Michael Howard Studios announces the establishment of The Patsy Rodenburg Center for Voice and Speech. Now, for the first time, Patsy offers a program to train others in her teaching methods and artistic philosophy: The Rodenburg Master Teacher Certification Program. To learn more call 212/645-1525.

  1. NEW Shakespeare’s Heightened Language Dates, February 16 - 21

  1. Patsy returns to Portugal for her 3 Day Workshop June 5 - 7, 2015. For more information, click here.

  1. If you can’t make it for one of Patsy’s Master Workshops, consider purchasing her DVD series, Shakespeare in the Present!

  1. The London Telegraph highlights Patsy Rodenburg in “My New Career Matriarchs”

  1. The New York Times spotlights Patsy Rodenburg in “A Voice Instructor for the Leads in Romeo and Juliet”

  1. Patsy Rodenburg returns March 2014 for Shakespeare’s Heightened Language Levels I and II at Michael Howard Studios.

  1. Patsy’s 8-Disc DVD Patsy Rodenburg Brings You: Shakespeare In The Present is now available for purchase, click here to request a set!

  1. 04/02/11 The Guardian spotlight’s Patsy Rodenburg in “A working life: the voice coach”

  1. 12/15/10 Patsy Rodenburg is named by the Luvvie Power List as #15 in the Top 50 Most Influential People in Theatre by Times London.  Click here to read the full article!

  1. Patsy was recently chosen by as the “Best of the Web”.  Click here to read more and to see the clip.

  1.   Patsy Rodenburg is in post production on her Film Project, “Shakespeare In The Present”.  This series will provide actors with an “in class” experience of the scope of Ms. Rodenburg’s work.  Click here for more information

Patsy Rodenburg

Master Voice and Shakespeare Teacher

About Patsy Rodenburg

Patsy Rodenburg, OBE, has been the Head of Voice at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London for 26 years and until recently at the Royal National Theatre. She trained in Voice Studies at the Central School of Speech and Drama and is recognized as one of the world’s leading voice teachers and coaches, and also as a renowned authority on Shakespeare. Patsy has worked regularly with the best-known actors of the British theatre, including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, and Daniel Day-Lewis, to name a few, as well as many of the biggest stars of film and television such as Nicole Kidman, Orlando Bloom, Hugh Jackman, and Natalie Portman. She was previously in residence with the Royal Shakespeare Company for 9 years and has worked with The Royal Court Theater, Donmar and Almeida Theater in London. She has also worked extensively with many of the great world theaters such as the Moscow Art Theatre and Comedie-Francaise. Patsy’s home in America is at the renowned Michael Howard Studios in New York City where she teaches workshops for the professional actor. Under the Michael Howard Studios banner, Patsy travels around the world teaching and speaking, from Los Angeles to Canada to Portugal to Australia. Patsy is also a best-selling author whose notable publications include Speaking Shakespeare, The Right to Speak, The Need For Words, The Actor Speaks, The Second Circle, and Power Presentation.  We are thrilled to announce that a series of DVD’s which chronicle the first thirty years of Patsy’s work has just been released entitled Patsy Rodenburg Brings You: Shakespeare in the Present.