In over thirty years teaching acting, Lynn as taught a vast number of highly talented young people including Ewan McGregor, Shirley Henderson, Kevin McKidd, Dougray Scott, Sharon Small and countless busy working actors doing fine work in theatre, television, radio and film throughout the UK and beyond.

More important, she is known for her passionate commitment to truthful acting, and to the training of versatile, talented, hard working, generous actors.

“The standards achieved have been consistently remarkable.”


Ewan McGregor at Premiere of “Moulin Rouge” with Lynn & Andy Mackie (co Programme Leader at Fife College)
Gala at Queen Margaret University College with HRH Princess Anne and the cast of “The Miracle Worker.”

MGA Academy of Performing Arts, Edinburgh since 2012

Queen Margaret University College
Senior Lecturer/Head of Acting 1990 – 2005
Fife College
Head of Acting 1981 – 1990
Airdrie Academy
Head of Drama 1975 – 1981
Ohio Northern University
Acting and Auditioning classes, Autumn 2006
Drama Association of Wales, University of Wales
Tutor Theatre Summer School 2005
Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh
Acting Workshops for Integrated Theatre Company 2001
Edinburgh University
Drama Workshops, Honours 1994-1995
Central Connecticut State University
Guest Director 1995
Central School of Speech and Drama
Guest Lecturer 1994
British Council Summer School, Aberdeen University
Drama Tutor Summer 1992,1993
7:84 (Scotland)
Acting Workshops 1990
Royal Scottish Academy
Guest Director 1988, 1989