David Carey


David Carey is an internationally recognised voice, text and dialect teacher and coach.


A voice teacher for over 40 years, most recently David was a resident voice and text director at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He has been a senior voice tutor at RADA and was previously Principal Lecturer of Voice Studies at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.


He is co-author of The Vocal Arts Workbook + Video (2008), The Dramatic Text Workbook and Video (2018), and The Shakespeare Workbook and Video (2015), all published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.


The Vocal Arts Workbook and Video is a best-selling practical course for developing the expressive range of your voice. Designed for students and teachers of voice, it is of particular use in the field of drama.


The Dramatic Text Workbook and Video is a practical course for speaking text with clarity and power. It is also designed to be used by teachers and students of drama.


The Shakespeare Workbook and Video provides a unifying approach to acting Shakespeare that is immediately applicable in the rehearsal room or classroom. It is an easy-to-use text providing practical exercises in specific aspects of Shakespeare’s language such as meter,imagery, rhetoric and sound play.