Voco Vox – Summon Your Voice is the company of Linda Nicholls-Gidley, a highly sought after Accent and Dialect coach based in Sydney Australia. Linda has worked across a broad range of media, including film, television, radio, voice over and theatre productions and has a strong corporate training profile, including presentation skills for Australia’s Channel 9, 10, the ABC, SBS and Fairfax Digital.
Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts – Acting for the Stage and Screen from Charles Sturt University, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Voice from NIDA and a Master of Creative Arts – Research, from Wollongong University.
Her film and television credits include Jungle, Mary – The Making of a Princess, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2, The Death of George Montgomery, The Book Club part 1. Theatre credits include Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon – Arena Spectacular and the Australian National tours of The Bodyguard the Musical, We Will Rock You, Legends, The Rocky Horror Show, Dirty Dancing, Annie the Musical and Opera Australia’s The Merry Widow. She regularly coaches accents and dialects in the Sydney independent theatre scene, including productions of Kindertransport, The Village Bike, Neighbourhood Watch, Thai-riffic, The Mysteries of Love and Sex, Journey’s End, The House of Ramon Iglesia, Deathtrap, Constellations, The God of Hell, Stop Kiss, On the Shore of the Wide World, 4000 Miles, The Knowledge and, the multiple award winning, Punk Rock. She was Lecturer in Voice at NIDA, teaching across both the BFA and MFA programs for 7 years. She runs regular classes at The Hub Studio and coaches actors right across the globe via Skype.