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Cathleen McCarron


Cathleen McCarron holds an MA with Distinction in Voice Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, a BA in Acting from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a First Class Honours degree in Politics from the University of Edinburgh.


For the National Theatre: Nye (also Wales Millennium Centre), Till the Stars Come Down, The House of Bernarda Alba, The Confessions, Dear England, The Motive and the Cue, Death of England: Closing Time and Romeo and Julie


Before joining the National Theatre as Head of Voice, Cathleen McCarron spent six years as resident Senior Voice and Text Practitioner at the RSC, and has also coached productions at the Young Vic, the Gate, Southbank Centre, Hampstead Theatre, Liverpool Everyman and the Great Theatre of China in Shanghai, as well as teaching voice, text and dialect across a range of acting conservatoires.


Cathleen McCarron has coached voice and presentation skills in a range of organisations in the UK and abroad and is a regular narrator of audiobooks, specialising in writers from her native Scotland.


(Updated January 2024.)