Bringing the audition scene to life - even on a deadline: Anna McCrossin-Owen
Anna McCrossin-OwenAnna McCrossin-Owen is a Voice & Dialect Coach specialising in voice technique, text skills & dialects. She works internationally in film & TV (Star Trek; Z for Zachariah; About Time; Pan Am; Australian accent advisor for The Crown). Students currently work in the US, UK, Europe, South America and Canada. Locally Anna coaches in theatre (including a long standing relationship with Melbourne Theatre Company), television, film, music theatre, animation, voice over & in her private studio. Recent projects as Voice/Dialect Coach include- Students in Clickbait, PokerFace, The Wiotcher & It Only Takes a Night. Production Dialect Coach- Spreadsheet, Blacksite, The Family Law- Series 1-3, Glitch, BERLIN & A View from the Bridge(MTC), The Kettering Incident. Anna also trains journalists in video presentation, voice over & podcast for on-line news including at Fairfax Digital/The Age/Domain. She teaches Spoken Voice at the Victorian College of the Arts, Music Theatre. A graduate of VCA herself, Anna acted & sang professionally for 25 years. As a Director credits include- Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo & Juliet & A Comedy of Errors for Essential Theatre, Romeo & Juliet for Bravehearts at Australian Shakespeare Company, inthecompanyofpleasure's A Trilogy of Revolution for Melbourne Festival and solo, community, opera and musical projects. Anna has been honoured by the Victorian Green Room Association with a special award for 'Outstanding Contribution to the Melbourne Stage'.