Hilary has been a member of The Centre For Voice in Performance at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland since 1996, having previously taught at a number of major UK drama schools, including Central, RWCMD, Rose Bruford and GSA. Her international profile includes training for The Singapore Broadcasting Company, Accents and Dialects for Flinders University and the Sydney Conservatoire in Australia, visiting Voice Professor at The Academy of Film and Theatre in Bucharest and voice coach for the award winning Teatrro Biuro Podrozy in Poland. Closer to home, she has coached on productions for The National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Court in London. TV and film work includes Lip Service for Kudos (BBC3) Case Histories (BBC1) Waterloo Road (BBC1) and You Instead for Sigma Films.
Hilary has a particular research interest in Performance Stress, was a founding member of ISSTIP and has acted in an advisory capacity for the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine. Her research profile includes examining the role of EMDR in Vocal training the findings of which were presented at a number of conferences including the British Voice Association(2010) ‘The Art of Well-being’ York St. John University (2011), and ‘Knowing Ways-Critical Reflections’ International Symposium (Edinburgh 2011). Her latest project- MEDEA – a WordPress site devoted to accents and dialects, launched in March 2015.