Jean is Head of Voice at the Centre for Voice in Performance in the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). Originally from Arbroath, Jean is a graduate of RCS having initially trained as a classical musician. Jean’s consultancy work as a vocal coach and voice director is in both spoken and sung voice. Productions include Backbeat (Act Productions); The House of Bernarda Alba (National Theatre of Scotland); Heer Ranja, Fifty Shades of Black (Ankur Productions); Lachez Tout! (Red Note Ensemble); The Choir, Hay Fever (Citizens Theatre); Sunset Song, The Broons (Selladoor Productions); Hand me down (Glas[s] Performance); The Steamie (Neil Laidlaw Productions). Film work includes Beats (Sixteen Films); MARCH (Glasgow Women's Library/RCS). Jean is a performance coach for The Forth Valley Chorus and an experienced workshop facilitator.