Bill Pepper Profile

Master Voice Teacher - Bill Pepper

Bill Pepper has a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Letters (Drama). He holds a Diploma of Education and the Advanced Diploma in Voice Studies of the Central School of Speech and Drama, London. He is an Associate of the English Speaking Board and Fellow of the Trinity College of London. He has also studied Voice and Acting in England, America and Australia with Cicely, Berry, Kristin Linklater, Rowena Balos, Prunella Scales, Patsy Rodenburg and Accents and Dialects with Andrew Jack and Jill McCullough.

Bill has directed many theatre productions and has taught Voice and Acting throughout Australia, including several years at NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) and the Sydney Actors Centre. He has been dialogue coach on numerous Theatre, Television and Film Productions (including Moulin Rouge, Garage Days, Crash Palace, Queen of the Damned, Lovers at Versailles and Little Fish) and has coached many of Australia’s leading performers, including four Oscar winners.

In 1997 he was invited to join the faculty of Midsummer in Oxford, The British American Drama Academy programme at Balliol College, Oxford, England in July and August. He taught again for this programme in Oxford in 1999. He is a guest teacher at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

In 1993/94, Bill was Head of Voice at the School of Drama, Victoria College of the Arts in Melbourne. He has been head of Voice Studies at NIDA since 1995.

Bill has produced a range of excellent teaching aids in voice , including the "Voice in Action " DVD. Click here to learn more about this great program to enhance your performance through developing a dynamic and rich voice!