Tyran Parke

“Parke has the charm to talk John Howard into joining a union…His talent is undeniable” Sydney Morning Herald

Aside from his busy performance schedule Tyran has earned a reputation as being one of Australia’s most accomplished teachers of singing and acting.

Tyran began teaching in Newcastle at the Young People’s Theatre where he worked in speech and drama for five years. Following this Tyran worked at various schools in Sydney including Brent Street, The Performance Space, McDonald College School of Performing Arts, Showtime and Groovetown. He has been a regular teacher at NIDA through the Open Program for both Youth and Adult courses for the past five years as well as the Australian Institute of Music (AIM).

Tyran has presented his HSC master classes for senior students throughout high schools, focusing on Stagecraft, theatre techniques, acting, HSC presentation, writing and editing, characterisation, audition technique and text analysis. He has created courses for NIDA and the Department of Education including Cabaret Intensives, Musical Theatre, Audition Techniques, Ensemble Performance and Song and Dance. He taught singing through the music Department of McDonald College while assisting in the creation of their new musical theatre program.

Tyran has developed workshops for NIDA’s touring program which he has taken all over the country, from Taree to Cairns to Darwin. He recently taught at WAAPA, the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music, New Zealand’s National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) and The City Centre Music Theatre Group in Auckland.

Recently Tyran has served as vocal coach with the Bell Shakespeare Company and at Belvoir St Theatre as well as on the TV series, “Celebrity Apprentice”.

Tyran is available for performance coaching for auditions or performances and can be contacted via the contact page.