Mark Downey is a Registered Rodenburg Teacher (currently the only one in Europe). He studied theatre under Jacques Lecoq and has performed as an actor, singer and musician in Ireland, France and Canada. He achieved certification as a singing instructor under Seth Riggs SLS and at the Institute for Vocal Advancement. He has taught voice to actors and singers in Canada and the U.S. and was most recently second year voice tutor at the Gaiety School of Acting, The National Theatre School of Ireland. He has assisted Patsy Rodenburg in workshops in Portugal where he now spends half his time.