Jenny Kent

Jenny Kent

Jenny is renowned as one of Australia’s leading Voice and Dialect coaches, who has worked with many actors, directors and production companies in film, television and theatre in Australia and abroad. She trained initially as a Speech Pathologist and actor, and then went on to study at NIDA and in London to specialize in Voice and Dialects. Since then, she has taught at various drama schools including NIDA, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and the National Theatre.

Television coaching credits include The Secret River (ABC), Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS (Shine Australia, Seven Network), The Slap (Matchbox Pictures, ABC TV), Dead Gorgeous (Burberry Productions, ABC), Wentworth (Fremantle Media, Foxtel) Molly (Michael Gudinski & Mark Morrissey, Seven Network), Barracuda (ABC), Hunters (NBC, ScyFy), Mustangs FC (ABC), Picnic At Hanging Rock (Foxtel) and Fighting Season (Foxtel).

Film credits include Aquaman, Hotel Mumbai, Lion (See Saw Films, Weinstein Company), Partisan (Anna McLeish, Sarah Shaw), Paper Planes (Arenamedia), Balibo (Arena Film) and Holding The Man (Kylie Du Fresne).

Theatre coaching credits include The Book Of Mormon, War Horse (National Theatre and Global Creatures), Mary Poppins (Cameron Mackintosh), The Vertical Hour (STC), The Speechmaker (MTC), The Graduate (Michael Coppel), Les Miserables (Cameron Mackintosh) Billy Elliott – The Musical (Louise Withers & Associates), Singin’ In The Rain (Michael Cassel & Associates) and Kinky Boots (Michael Cassel & Associates).

Jenny Kent

Film

AQUAMAN
Dir: James Wan, DC Comics 2018
TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG
Dir:Justin Kurzel, Daybreak Pictures, 2018
SLAM
Dir: Partho Sen-Gupta, Dolce Vita Films, 2018
LADIES IN BLACK
Dir: Bruce Beresford, Lumila Films, 2018
I AM MOTHER
Dir: Grant Sputore, The Penguin Empire, 2018
JUDY AND PUNCH
Dir: Mirrah Foulkes, Blue-Tongue Films, 2018
HOTEL MUMBAI
Dir: Anthony Maras, A Hamilton and Electric Pictures Production 2018
SPIRIT OF THE GAME
Dir: Darran Scott, The Steve Jaggi Company 2016
LION
Dir: Garth Davis, The Weinstein Company 2016
HOLDING THE MAN
Dir: Neil Armfield, Screen Australia 2015
PARTISAN
Dir: Ariel Kleiman, Animal Kingdom 2015
PAPER PLANES
Dir: Robert Connolly, Arenamedia 2014
LAST DANCE
Dir: David Pulbrook, FG Film Productions 2012
SOUTH SOLITARY
Dir: Shirley Barrett, Film Victoria 2010
I LOVE YOU TOO
Dir: Daina Reid, Princess Pictures 2010
PERSONALITY PLUS
Dir: Clem Maloney, Sure Fire Films 2009
BALIBO
Dir: Robert Connolly, Arenafilm 2009
BLESSED
Dir: Ana Kokkinos, Blessed Film Productions 2009
THE BANK JOB
Dir: Roger Donaldson, Mosaic Media Group 2008
STORM WARNING
Dir: Jamie Blanks, Film Victoria 2007

 
Television

FIGHTING SEASON
Dir: Ben C Lucas, Kate Woods, Goalpost Pictures, 2018
LAMBS OF GOD
Dir: Jeffrey Walker, Lingo Pictures, 2018
MUSTANGS FC (Series 2)
Dir: Various, Matchbox Pictures, 2018
PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (Mini-Series)
Dir: Various, Amazon Studios 2018
MUSTANGS FC (Series 1)
Dir: Matchbox Pictures 2017
HUNTERS
Dir: Various, Valhalla Entertainment 2016
MOLLY (Mini-Series)
Dir: Kevin Carlin, Mushroom Pictures 2016
BARRACUDA (Mini-Series)
Dir: Robert Connolly, ABC TV 2016
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES (Series 3)
Dir: Various, Every Cloud Productions 2015
THE SECRET RIVERDir: Daina Reid, Ruby Entertainment 2015
NEVER TEAR US APART: THE UNTOLD STORY OF INXS (Mini-Series)
Dir: Daina Reid, Shine Australia 2014
POWER GAMES: THE PACKER-MURDOCH STORY (Mini Series)
Dir: David Caesar & Geoff Bennett, Nine Network Australia 2013
WENTWORTH (Series 1)
Dir: Various, FremantleMedia Australia 2013
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES (Series 1)
Dir: Various, Every Cloud Productions 2012
HOWZAT! KERRY PACKER’S WAR (Mini-Series)
Dir: Daina Reid, Nine Network Australia 2012
THE SLAP (Mini-Series)
Dir: Various, Matchbox Pictures 2011
DEAD GORGEOUS
Dir: Various, Burberry Productions 2010
THE SECRET (Documentary)
Dir: Drew Heriot, Prime Time Productions 2006
NEIGHBOURS
Dir: Various, Network TEN 2004 – 2006


Theatre


SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Dir: Jonathan Church, David Atkins Enterprises 2016
THE SPEECHMAKER
Dir: Sam Strong, Melbourne Theatre Company 2014
LES MISERABLES
Dir: Laurence Connor & James Powell, Cameron Mackintosh 2014
THE GRADUATE
Dir: Terry Johnson, Kay & McLean Productions 2013
WAR HORSE
Dir: Drew Barr, Global Creatures 2012
MARY POPPINS
Dir: Matthew Bourne & Richard Eyre, Cameron Mackintosh 2010
JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA
Dir: Gale Edwards, Sydney Opera House 2009
THIS IS OUR YOUTH
Dir: Nicholas Pollock, Inside Job Productions 2009
CHICAGO
Dir: Walter Bobbie, Gordon Frost Organisation 2009
BOEING BOEING
Dir: Matthew Warchus, Dainty Consolidated Entertainment 2008
THE VERTICAL HOUR
Dir: Julian Meyrick, Sydney Theatre Company 2008
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
Dir: Stephen Daldry, Old Vic Productions 2007 – 2008
MY FAIR LADY
Dir: Darien Sticklen, ACT Inc. 2005

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