HEAD OF MOVEMENT
INTERNATIONAL ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTOR
April Pierrot MSTAT was senior tutor of Alexander Technique at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1993 to 2010, latterly as Co-ordinator of Alexander Training. From 2011 to 2016, she was head of the Alexander training at The Lir, The National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity in Dublin. Originally trained as a journalist at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where she was an active member of Sock N Buskin. Her interest in acting extended to the Alexander Technique in the 1980', whilst working at the BBC World Service in World Service News.
April has worked extensively with performers, of all descriptions, young and old. Apart from acting, she specialises in Movement Analysis and Characterisation, and is an expert ‘shape shifter ‘coach and movement director.
She is presently devising a curriculum in the Department of Piano Pedagogy at the University of Ottawa in Canada and offers “Foundation Movement according to Alexander”, and other short courses aimed at professional actors, singers, vocalists and communicators.
Now in her 6th decade, she is revisiting her original interests in writing, in Acting for film, and screenwriting.
Watch this space for her next appearance.
Nominated for the MUSIC/DRAMA COACH OF THE YEAR & the PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR Awards
"I am so very humbled to be nominated, Ottawa. I would like to express my sincerest gratitude. Bless you!"
- April Pierrot
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