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Gordon Adams

Musical Theatre Lecturer, Discipline Lead in Voice

Gordon delivers programme content for the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Musical Theatre degrees and coaches and lectures actors, singers, dancers and musicians in degree-level multi-disciplinarity.


Gordon studied violin and voice at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (BA Hons) and Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music. He worked for many years commercially and creatively in London’s West End. Gordon created new work and revivals as an actor at the Royal National Theatre and received Olivier Awards for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical and Best New Musical. He recorded plays for BBC radio, concerts and gigs for BBC television and worked as a freelance backup artist and session artist for live gigs and at Abbey Road Studios, London.

Gordon returned to Scotland in 2011 to join the Royal Conservatoire’s teaching staff in training our new generation of versatile performers. He continues to work regularly as a voice consultant at RCS and in London’s West End on Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (Pinter Theatre) and Rosmersholm (Duke Of York’s Theatre).