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Ann-Marie

Launched in 2002, Voices founder and Artistic Director is West End professional performer and Certified Master Teacher in Estill Voice Training, Ann Leberman.
Ann is one of 24 Estill practitioners in the UK who are qualified to teach this ground breaking model of voice production and is currently the only Certified Master Teacher in Hertfordshire and Essex.

Born and trained in South Africa, Ann’s professional performing theatre credits in South Africa include Archie and Mehitabel, Joseph, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Kismet & I’m getting my act together and taking it on the road - which is exactly what she did...

After a year with the Bat Dor Dance Company in Israel, Ann arrived in London in 1983. West End roles followed as… ‘Jenny Lind’ in Barnum, ‘Jellylorum’ in Cats, ‘Violet Liuzzu’ in King, ‘Charity Barnum’ in Barnum, ‘Ellen Terry’ in The Actor’s Nightmare, ‘Philia’ in A funny thing happened on the way to the forum.

Additional professional touring credits include ‘Maggie’ in a Chorus Line, ‘Joanna’ in Godspell, ‘Young Emily’ in Follies, ‘Ethel’ in Seesaw, ‘Consuela’ in West Side Story, ‘Mary Magdalene’ in the European tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, ‘Reuben’s wife’ in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s revival of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. As a session singer and voice-over artist, Ann’s voice can be heard on numerous album recordings and voice overs. As a solo artist, her debut album ‘Shades of Reflection’ is released on Guild Record’s Zah Zah label with live concert performances at Covent Garden’s Centre Stage, London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, the Conway Hall, ‘Proms in the park’ at Crystal Palace & ‘The Sound of Musicals’.

In addition to private practices in both London and Bishop’s Stortford, Ann is currently a technical singing coach at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London. She has also recently taught for Anne-Marie Speed on the Complete 5 Day Course in the Estill Model at The Royal Academy of Music in London and for Charlotte Shorthouse on the Complete 5 Day Course at The Urdang Academy in London.