• Singing and Voice Training in Music Theatre, Music Theatre Performance,



  • Chris Nolan is a leading singing and voice teacher for musical theatre and other CCM styles. Trained as a singer and pianist before further studies in voice pedagogy, Chris gained an MA (Practice of Voice and Singing) from the Guildford School of Acting, UK. He has worked extensively across the UK, Europe, and Australia - clients include recording artists, Broadway and West End performers, television and film actors. Prior to his appointment at the VCA he was Head of Singing & Music at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London from 2012-2015. He was also an Associate Tutor in Spoken Voice and Singing at GSA, Surrey University. Chris has taught singing at the Royal Academy of Music (Vocal Workout), Royal Scottish Conservatoire (Summer Program), Millennium Dance, Acteerstudio (Den Haag), and BK Studio (Slovenia). Industry credits include: 'The Bible' (Voice Coach, Shakespeare's Globe), 'Search for a Superstar' (Casting Associate, ITV/Andrew Lloyd Weber), 'The Dare' (Accompanist, RDF Television), A...My Name is Alice (Musical Director, Young Vic), City of Angels (Musical Director, BGAC), Cinderella (Musical Director, Hertford Theatre). Chris has also worked extensively as an audition and rehearsal pianist, and pit keys player. He has accompanied recitals at the Palau de la Música Catalana (Spain), the Palace of Culture (Poland) and Cadogan Hall (UK).   


Member of

  • BVA. BVA Member 2015 -
  • EVTS. Certified 2015 -
  • MTEA. Member 2015 -
  • VASTA. VASTA Member 2015 -


Education and training

  • MA (PoVaS), University of Surrey 2011
  • AMusA, Australian Music Examinations Board 2005


Available for supervision

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