Leslie Cartwright

Leslie Cartwright

“The human voice can only sound interesting if it is free, moves, and is connected to emotional and intellectual truth. We are what and how we speak.” – Patsy Rodenburg

Les is a well known Melbourne-based Voice teacher.

As well as 16th St, he teaches at the National and lectures in Spoken Voice in Music Theatre programs at the VCA.

Recent production work includes Lucy Kirkwood’s N.S.F.W. , Cat Jones’ Glory Dazed both for Red Stitch Actors’ Company, Vedrana Klepica’s political thriller J.A.T.O., Glyn Nicholls’ Triangle both MKA Theatre of New Writing,Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carre ITCH productions @ fortyfive downstairs and Neil La Bute’s The Shape of Things RoundSquare productions.

He is Voice Consultant to Fremantle Media Australia, the producers of Neighbours and other television drama.

Les is passionate about Voice and regularly presents workshops in Australia, New Zealand, S E Asia and the UK.

“Voice, voice, and more voice.” – Larry Moss