Hope McNamara
Head MD SSPA and Wroxton College / Vocal coach

Hope trained at the Royal Academy of Music on the Postgraduate Musical Theatre course. She is an Estill Master Trainer and is passionate about working with voices; both singing and speaking.

Originally from Canada, she gained her BMus Honours in voice performance from The University of Western Ontario. Hope has also trained in Meisner with The Actors Temple, London and is a qualified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher.

Hope loves that her training has enabled her to be able to teach across genres. She is currently a singing tutor at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London and the singing teacher for the cathedral choristers at Christ Church, Oxford. Prior to this Hope taught at The University of Northampton, St Clares Oxford, and MYCO.

Hope has over 30 years of singing and performing experience in the UK, Canada and at sea.

Theatre credits include: Cousin, Verity (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Backing Singer, Royal Variety Show (London Palladium), Young Heidi, Follies (The Landor Theatre), Kristine, A Chorus Line, (Royal Academy of Music), Rose/Queen U.S, Alice (tour/Theatre Aquarius), Young Belle, A Christmas Carol, (The Grand Theatre)

Production shows include: Lead Vocalist (Page and Moy Cruises), Lead Vocalist (Radisson Seven Seas Cruises), Babysitter, Calliou (Canadas Wonderland)

Film includes: Chorus in The Magic Flute (Peter Moores Foundation/dir. Kenneth Branagh)