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C.M. Studio in no way condones any form of racism, bigotry or hate speech. As Studio founder, I stand in solidarity with the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement. I stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community.  I pledge to make a conscientious commitment to do better in the fight to end systemic racism through listening, conversations & change: Communication does matter.

Communication Matters Studio

A Place for Corporate Professionals, Foreign Students & Performing Artists
Helping Dreams Come True One lesson at a Time 

Whether you’re a corporate professional who needs practice with presentation skills, a foreign national in need of clearer English pronunciation, an actor seeking to perfect an audition or your dreams are finally letting you do something about your voice over career, these are all matters of communication.


C.M. Studio uses the acting techniques of a professionally trained actor and combines them with the skills of a professionally educated learning and development consultant; the combination of these two skill sets gives the participant a unique learning journey beginning with self awareness and ending with professional poise.

Because communication matters.   

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The Coaches

Studio Director, BREN McELROY
Master Voiceover, Acting & Presentation Coach
Professional Actor: AEA, SAG-AFTRA

Studio founder, Bren holds her MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater and was honored with the coveted Professional Theater Internship (PTI) position in the ACT Company.  She received her BA in Theater from Kenyon College, where she was awarded the Joanne Woodward Acting Trophy.  While attending Milton Academy, in the National Speech and Debate Association, Bren was 3 time Massachusetts State Champion and a National Champion in Dramatic Interpretation; her Acting has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Boston Shakespeare Company.   While working as a professional actor, she used her theater training to coach trial lawyers in public speaking and communication in order to optimize their presentations in court. Thus began her interest in the leadership, behavioral and change aspects of corporate interactions inspiring her to return to college earning her 1st class honors in Training and Development from the University of Ireland, Maynooth. She has taught this and Acting for 20 years. Her extensive background and knowledge of business and the arts are used in her programs for the advancement of corporate professionals and performing artists.

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The Classes

Success in learning frequently depends on finding the right Instructor; someone who knows the subject well and understands how to inspire others. My teaching style focuses on skills training, but also emphasizes self-exploration and discovering a passion for something new.


Take a look at the lessons the Studio provides and choose the right one for you.

Public Speaker


Public Speaking

Speech Team: NSDA

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Voice Over 

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Accent Reduction

Beauty Vlogger



Online Meditation


Actor's Master Key w/

Tim Dillard


Voiceover Student

- Victoria Williams

"Bren is an incredible teacher. I did voiceover work with her and she taught me many skills that I can use in other aspects of acting. She is generous with her time, resources, and most importantly, her honesty. I would definitely recommend her and would be very happy to work with her again."

Contact Us

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If you would like more information about the lessons, feel free to call. 


Lessons are packaged in three, 90 minute or 1 hour bundles. A bundle is due at booking.

To book, please call or email.  We work on the weekends!

T: +1 (617) 768-7860


A: Cambridge/Charlestown, MA

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