Tess Dignan

Tess trained at the Webber Douglas Academy and studied Voice at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She received an MA from Manchester University and recently became a Designated Linklater Teacher.

Previous work for Shakespeare’s Globe includes King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest (2022), The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, Metamorphoses, Romeo & Juliet (2021), Henry VI, Richard III (2019), Bartholomew Fair, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2019), Ralegh: The Treason Trial and Emilia (2018).

Voice coaching for the RSC includes Loves Labour’s Won, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Mouse and His Child, Twelfth Night, The Drunks, Women Beware Women, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear and Hamlet.

Other voice coaching includes Faustus: That Damned Woman (Headlong); A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (Trafalgar Studios); Mother Courage (Manchester Royal Exchange); Night School (Pinter at the Pinter); Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads, Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre); Tartuffe (Haymarket Theatre); Othello, Twelfth Night, Macbeth (Liverpool Everyman); Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic) and Caledonia (National Theatre of Scotland). Tess has also worked with the Moscow Arts Theatre School (MXAT), El Institut del Teatre (Barcelona) and La Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático (Valencia) and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Canada.

Voice coaching for television includes Outlander.