Tiina Syrjä is a DA (Doctor of Arts in Theatre and Drama), speech therapist, vocologist, yoga teacher and teacher of the Alexander Technique, who is working as a university lecturer in Voice and Speech in the School of Communication, Media and Theatre of Tampere University, Finland. She is also working as an actress and conductor in Tampere Playback Theatre. She has worked with stage voice almost 30 years and has given presentations and workshops in various universities and theatre schools in Finland and also e.g. in Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Her current research interests include Vocal Extremes, (Online) Acting in a Foreign Language and Representations of Female Sexuality in Voice.