Elsie Fogerty

Elsie Fogerty

Elsie Fogerty, (16 December, 1865, London4 July, 1945, Leamington, Warwickshire) was an English teacher of voice, diction and drama.

She trained at the Paris Conservatoire, then taught at the Crystal Palace School of Art and Literature (1889) and Sir Frank Benson's London School of Acting.

She founded the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1906 and trained such notable actors as Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and Peggy Ashcroft.


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