Collette Murray: Biography
Collette’s 2017 professional credits as an industry director and voice coach so far include: The Royal Court, Theatre de Complicite, HOME, Royal Exchange plus a successful Arts Council funded original theatre production at Hope Mill Theatre. She recently won the rights for two children’s books for theatre adaptation and is working on a film script.
Earlier professional credits include: National Theatre of Scotland, The Old Vic, The National Theatre, The Lowry, English Touring Theatre, Theatre Babel (World Tour), The Arts Council and Creative Partnerships.
In her role as a mentor of artistic development, Collette was Associate Voice Artist in Residence at The Sheffield Crucible for four years, developed a bespoke voice and text traineeship for an actor at National Theatre of Scotland.
She holds a number of qualifications both in her field of expertise and as a personal continuing creative development maintains her diploma training as a Creative Coach, using a variety of practices to maintain the creative and mental health of her students and mentees. Collette has worked in drama schools and universities across the North West over the last fifteen years.
Master of Drama (Royal Scottish Conservatoire)
BA (Hons) Acting (Man Met School of Theatre)
International Diploma in Voice (Roy Hart Theatre)
Diploma in Creative Coaching (Kaizen)
Diploma in Acupressure Therapy - Shiatsu (Federation Holistic Therapists)