Rebecca Root has been working in the creative arts since 1990.

Acting

Rebecca Root trained as an actor at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, following two seasons with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. She has worked across a range of platforms, including television, theatre, film and spoken word for over two decades.

Her credits include The Danish Girl (Working Title/Pretty Pictures); Boy Meets Girl (Tiger Aspect/BBC); Hollyoaks (Lime Pictures/Channel 4); Midsomer Murders (Bentley Productions/ITV); Casualty (BBC Television); Keeping Up Appearances (BBC Television); The Detectives (Celador/BBC Television); Hamlet (Athens International Festival and Gielgud Theatre, directed by Peter Hall); The Lady's Not For Burning (UK tour), Tartuffe (Traffic of the Stage/Pentameters); The Shaughraun (Upstairs at The Gatehouse); Der Rosenkavalier (Royal Opera House) and The Sleeping Beauty (Mariinsky Ballet).

Rebecca is represented as an actor by Scott Marshall Partners:

Holborn Studios
49/50 Eagle Wharf Road
London
N1 7ED

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7637 4623

email: info@scottmarshall.co.uk

website: http://www.scottmarshall.co.uk/

View Rebecca's IMDb page here and her Spotlight entry here.


 

Voice teaching

Rebecca Root has coached a diverse range of clients from actors, poets and business people to academics, call centre staff and speech therapists. She gained her Master of Arts in Voice Studies from the world-renowned Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, graduating with Distinction in 2008. During the course she worked with such practitioners as Cicely Berry, Kristin Linklater, Frankie Armstrong and Patsy Rodenburg.

Since graduation, Rebecca's thesis, There and Back Again: Adventures in Genderland has attracted international attention: it was published in The Voice and Speech Review and in 2009 Rebecca presented it at Harvard University.

Rebecca has been a visiting lecturer in voice and articulation at East 15 Acting School, University of Essex. She taught on the MA Voice Studies course at Royal Central and Performers College, Essex. In 2008 Rebecca spent time in the United States in collaboration with the San Francisco Voice Center.

In addition to her charity work, Rebecca is a mentor for trans youth via the Gendered Intelligence Mentoring Scheme. More information may be found at the GI website.