Bio: Professor Ros Steen is Head of Research and the Centre for Voice in Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She has worked as a Voice specialist for Theatre, Film and TV with over two hundred credits to her name including National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival, Citizens’ Theatre, Traverse Theatre, BBC TV and BBC Radio. She has specialised in the new writing premières of a generation of contemporary playwrights including David Harrower, David Greig, Linda McLean and Nicola McCartney. She was one of the first accredited teachers of the technique of Nadine George of Voice Studio International and established the work as the core technique for the Centre’s teaching, practice and research agendas in 2006. She has published several papers about her work and uses the technique extensively in the teaching of dialects. She was awarded Fellowship of the RCS in 2008.