Jason has been working as a vocal coach for over 20 years. He trained at the Guildford School of Acting, where he studied singing with Paul Farrington. Later he continued his training at London Actor’s Centre.
Jason has been fortunate enough to have worked with some of the professions top musical directors and voice experts, including Mary Hammond and Gillyanne Kayes.
His production credits include Hamlet at the Brixton Shaw, Romeo and Juliet at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Plymouth Theatre Royal, The Fairie Queen at the Royal Opera House, a workshop of a new opera The Ladies Paradise for the RSC, the title role in a Number 1 UK tour of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Jason also created the role of Louie in the UK premiere of Jez Simons’ Hard Times Diner. Concert work includes, Sondheim Tonight at the Barbican Concert Hall, and guest soloist at a benefit concert in the West End’s Tristan Bates Studio Theatre.
A misspent youth and an insatiable appetite for masterclasses and conventions has seen Jason panting on the floor with RSC’s voice consultant Cicely Berry, grilling director Peter Brook in the RNT’s Olivier, and reciting love poetry to actor/director Janet Suzman… Jason definitely has a passion for all things voice!
Jason has taught (and still teaches) at many of the industry’s leading drama schools, including Performance Preparation Academy, Italia Conti, Guildford School of Acting and Sylvia Young Theatre School.