News and Updates

  1. NEW Shakespeare’s Heightened Language Dates, October 18 - 27, 2014


  1. Patsy returns to Portugal for her 3 Day Workshop October 3 - 5, 2014. 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 Ted.com 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.