17th season: Head of voice emerita. Stratford: Ann has had a long and unique association with the Festival. In the early years, she worked in props, wigs and stage management. Later she was, for eight years, head of voice at the Festival. Elsewhere: She began her journey with the voice in 1975, studying in New York with the renowned Kristen Linklater. Many years later, she is now recognized as one of this country’s founders of Canadian voice training, having been head of voice at George Brown College and the National Theatre School. Subsequently, Ann went on to create, with Jungian analyst Marion Woodman and movement specialist Mary Hamilton, BodySoul Rhythms – a program taken around the world. During that time she continued to teach masterclasses at the Festival.