Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Melissa Carroll-Jackson (Vocal Coach)

Melissa Carroll-Jackson (Vocal Coach) is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her MFA in Theatre Pedagogy (with an emphasis in Voice and Speech). She also has an MA from Oklahoma State in Theatre Studies and a BFA in Theatre Performance from Wichita State. After her undergraduate work , she spent five years in New York training with The Atlantic Theatre, creating her own theatre company, “The Sum of Us”, and acting in film and on stage. As a voice and dialect coach, her work has also been heard all over Richmond including such venues as the University of Richmond, Richmond Shakespeare Company, the Chamberlayne Actors Theatre, Cadence Theatre Company, Virginia Commonwealth University and the Henley Street Theatre Company. When not voice coaching, Melissa enjoys acting and directing in Richmond. While in VA she has been seen on the stages of VCU, Richmond Shakespeare Company and will be playing three roles in Richmond Triangle Player’s upcoming production of The Beebo Brinker Chronicles. She’s glad to be back working with old friends on such an exciting production and thanks them and her family for all their support.

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