Meet The Team

Kirstie O’Sullivan

Kirstie O’Sullivan is the Managing Director of The Voice Practice, which specialises in media and communication coaching, voice and speech training and business presentation skills. She is also Head of Voice for The Actors’ Program.

A graduate of Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, Kirstie has worked as a professional actor, voice over artist, teacher and trainer in film, theatre, television and radio for twenty years.

She has appeared in many local and international dramas and became particularly well known for her long term role as naughty Nurse Robyn Stokes in Shortland St (for which she earned a nomination for Best Actress from the TV Guide’s Best on the Box People’s Choice Awards).

Kirstie was later awarded a Creative New Zealand grant to undertake Post Graduate study in Voice at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia.

Internationally, Kirstie has taught Voice for the Actor at the Theatre Training & Research Programme (Singapore) and Broadcast Voice at Charles Sturt University (NSW, Australia).

Closer to home, Kirstie regularly lectures in voice and communication training at Auckland and Waikato Universities. She is on the advisory panel for Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School and has been on the faculty for the annual New Zealand Law Society Litigation Skills programme since 2010.

Kirstie’s great passion is in assisting her clients to find their own voice and connect with others more effectively.


CameronCameron Rhodes: Voice and Communication Coach

With more than 28 years’ experience as a professional actor (including over 85 stage productions as a performer, 20 as a director and 15 feature film roles) Cameron Rhodes knows the business of clear communication, performance development and the effective use of body language and the spoken voice.

Cameron was a Voice and Communication coach for TVNZ from 2005 – 2008. His clients included Senior Account Managers and reporters from Business, One News, One Sport, Good Morning and Fair Go.

His communication skills clients include Senior Partners from Kensington Swan, Hesketh Henry, Sutton and Associates, Reporters from 3 News and Sunrise, and Senior Managers across a range of industries.

Cameron’s goal is for you to realise your potential as a clear, confident communicator. He gives immediate, clear, constructive feedback that is practical and effective. Click here to see how Cameron’s satisfied clients felt after working with him.