Teachers at Method Acting London

Exclusively teaching each session, he has 44 years of experience in the industry, teaching and coaching for the last 23 years. A long and detailed training as an actor Through the National Youth Theatre and the Lyric Youth Theatre led to attending the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His extensive training in both the classical and contemporary craft of acting and his experience as a professional actor have uniquely equipped him to understand and enable the actor’s training.

Having founded his acting studio in 2002, he is now established as a prominent Method practitioner in the UK; Sam’s experience in Method, his broad and deep training, and his body of teaching enables him to develop the actor’s “instrument”, evolving their acting technique – and unlocking their true creative potential. He has been reviewed and written about in the national TV, Radio, and Press and in the international press regarding his teaching and collaboration with Gillian Wearing on Self Made, reflecting Sam’s work as a director and creative practitioner outside of his teaching. Recently, Sam has returned to acting around his work as an Acting teacher and Coach. Giving him a refreshed experience of the demands of the modern actor. 

Outside his private teaching, Sam has also been a lecturer at The Actors Centre for 18 years, teaching regular classes in Denmark and Sweden. He has taught workshops as well in Poland and Italy. In the UK he also given workshops on The Creative Process at The Whitechapel Art Gallery as well as The Hayward Gallery and The London Collage of Culture. Each year, Sam is a Guest Lecturer at Feature Expanded, held in Manchester through June. He also works privately with several established actors from stage, Screen and TV.


Gemma originally trained as an actor, in Australia, where she grew up. She is a farmer’s daughter from rural, drought-stricken, Mukinbudin, Western Australia. She grew up on the back of a horse, chasing sheep, 400km from a city in the red dirt, dust and parched gum trees. She eventually made the move across the pond to train as a Voice Coach and fell in love with the work and the industry here in London.

Gemma has taught at leading drama schools including; RADA, LAMDA, Rose Bruford and Arts Ed. She is also the co-Artistic Director of The Kindling Collective.

Her professional theatre voice coaching includes: Operation Mincemeat (Southwark Playhouse & West End) Trouble in Butetown, Love and Other Acts of Violence and Force Majeure (Donmar Warehouse) Matilda The Musical (West End & UK Tour); Strictly Ballroom (West Yorkshire Playhouse & West End), The Railway Children & In The Heights (Kings Cross Theatre).

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Is an Artist support associate at the RSC as well as being a voice tutor at The Guildhall & The Drama Centre. She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and subsequently worked as an actor in TV, film, radio and theatre. She returned to the Guildhall in 2006, completed an MA in Teaching Actors and specialized in voice training, under the tutelage of Patsy Rodenburg. Her thesis was on Audibility in Younger Actors.

Recent theatre credits include: Hitchcock Blond (Hull Truck), Carousel (Opera North/Barbican), The Changeling, A Dolls House, After Miss Julie, Beloved, I Am Yussef and This Is My Brother (Young Vic), Pitchfork Disney (Arcola), ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore and Macbeth (Cheek by Jowl), Noises Off (Old Vic), Othello (Sheffield Crucible), GHOST the musical (Piccadilly Theatre), The School for Scandal (Barbican), Work (The White Bear, Kennington), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Theatre Royal Haymarket), 11 and 12 (Peter Brook at the Barbican), The Fastest Clock in the Universe (Hampstead Theatre), As You Like It (Watford Palace Theatre).