Drama

Betty Moulton


Education

BA Drama, Queen’s University, 1974

Major Career Achievements

Originator and Coordinator of MFA in Theatre Voice Pedagogy, Department of Drama, University of Alberta, 2006-present

Professor: Voice, Speech and Text specialist, Department of Drama, University of Alberta 1990-present

Voice, speech and text coach for Banff/Citadel Professional program, Citadel Theatre, 2008, 2010, 2011

President Elect for the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA) 2014-16. President 2016-18.

Voice, speech and text coach for Banff/Citadel Professional program, Citadel Theatre, 2008, 2010, 2011

Voice, speech and text coach for Colorado Shakespeare Festival for 10 seasons, Boulder, Colorado, USA, 1993-2006

One of invited international faculty in the Royal Shakespeare company’s inaugural Theatre Voice conference with Cicely Berry, Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK, 1992

Freelance vocal coach for professional theatre companies: (select credits) Seattle Rep, Catalyst Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Shakespeare in the Red, Workshop West, Theatre Network, Opera Nuova, Free Will Players, Freehold Studio Theatre, Manitoba Theatre Centre.

Recent Credits

Voice, Speech, Text, Dialect coach for the following:

Vigilante, Catalyst Theatre/Citadel Theatre co-production, Edmonton.

Nevermore, Catalyst Theatre, Edmonton. Internationally touring production, recently off-Broadway run at New World Stages, producer Radio Mouse. Also played Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Ottawa (Magnetic North Theatre Festival), Toronto (Luminato Festival), Vancouver (2010 Cultural Olympiad/The Cultch/ the Push International Performing Arts Festival), London (Barbican’s Bite Festival/London International Festival of Theatre), New York City (New Victory Theatre), Calgary (Vertigo Mystery Theatre/2011 High Performance Rodeo). Winner of seven Edmonton Sterling awards.

The Soul Collector, Catalyst Theatre, Edmonton.

Hunchback, Catalyst Theatre/Citadel Theatre co-production, Edmonton. Production played in Edmonton and Vancouver.

Pride and Prejudice, As You Like It, The Three Musketeers, Little Women the Musical Banff/Citadel Theatre production. Citadel Theatre, Edmonton. 

Over 35 years of presentation skills workshops and coaching for various faculties at the University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University, Norquest College, Mount Royal College, Lethbridge University, and individuals in business, education, the legal profession, medicine, law enforcement.


Recent Graduate Supervisions

Elissa Weinzimmer, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy, completed 2014

Alyson Connolly, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy (co-supervisor), completed 2014

Shannon Boyle, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy (co-supervisor), completed 2012

Dawn Sadoway, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy, completed 2012

Michele Fleiger, MFA Theatre Practice (co-supervisor), completed 2012

Thrasso Petras, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy, completed 2010.

Jerry Etienne, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy (co-supervisor), completed 2010.

Shannon Marentette, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy, completed 2008.

Heidi Verwey, MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy (co-supervisor), completed 2008.