Lead Performance & Voice Consultant

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Tanya is engaging, insightful and a wonderfully passionate teacher.  I would highly recommend Tanya and believe it is a vital element to maximise your presence and impact.
Gabriella Franklin
Marketing Director
, Meile ANZ

Tanya Gerstle Voice and performance consultant The Voice Advisory Voice Coach

Astute, wise and immensely experienced.
Partner, Allens

Tanya Gerstle Voice consultant The Voice Advisory Voice Coach

Tanya is just wonderful. I have enjoyed and got so much from our sessions. What a find!
Jackie O'Brien
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Biography Highlights

Claim to Fame
Tanya has been teaching actors and business professionals for over 30 years.  She has taught some of the most successful Australian actors this decade.

Business Performance Coach
- One of 3 hand picked performance coaches teaching for the Australian Bar Association’s intensive advocacy course for the past 8 years.

- Performance and Presence Coach for:
   The Singapore Law Society Advocacy Intensive
    Various Australian Law Firms
    Individual Professional Services Clients

- Developed and delivered the Communications Skills Programs for Database Consultants Europe - Amsterdam and across Europe.

Global Actor and Performance Trainer
- For 15 years, Tanya trained actors (Head of Acting 2007-2013) in the Theatre School of The Victorian College of the Arts.

- She has worked in many Conservatoires as well as in University programs at Penn State University USA, The University of York UK and The University of Caen France.

Global Theatre Maker
In Europe and Australia for 30 years

Directed texts from Churchill to Chekhov and Shakespeare

Founder and Artistic Director of OpticNerve Performance Group, an international award winning ensemble based in Melbourne

- An Honorary Senior Fellow with The University of Melbourne

- A coveted award for ‘Teaching Excellence’ in 2002

- A Masters Degree in Dramatic Art - Direction (by Research)

- Her theatre directing work has been nominated for 6 Greenroom Awards