ONE VOICE Certificate Course in Integrative Studies – 1st Intensive

DESIGNED TO PREPARE PERFORMANCE SPECIALISTS TO WORK ACROSS BOUNDARIES, IN THEATRE, MUSIC AND DANCE

Candidates on this certificate course will complete two intensives approximately 12 months apart, focusing on an integrative curriculum, along with individually designed modules, over a one-year period.

Sammi Grant

Sammi Grant (Hons), 2015, is a Chicago-based dialect/vocal coach. She earned a BFA in Acting from Illinois Wesleyan University and spent her latter two years focusing on voice and dialect work. Since graduating in 2012, she has served as the dialect and/or vocal coach for over 25 productions around the Chicagoland area. Sammi also does private dialect lessons and has provided audition prep and out-of-rehearsal coaching for countless clients. She works as a freelance voiceover artist and is a resident talent for Piclody Co.

Jack Wallace

Jack Wallace (Hons), 2015, is an English voice practitioner specializing in dialect and classical text. Jack received his BA in Drama and Ethnomusicology from Queen’s University, Belfast, and MA in Professional Voice Practice from Birmingham School of Acting. These studies are part of a life-long journey of discovery of the different aspects of voice and performance.

Zac Bradford

Zac Bradford (Hons), 2015, is an Australian singing teacher. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from New York University, where he was mentored by Dr. Brian Gill. He holds a MMusSt (Voice Pedagogy), GDipMus and BMus (Jazz Voice) from the QLD Conservatorium of Music (Australia). He has worked as Adjunct Faculty in Voice at NYU Steinhardt, and as a Voice Teacher Associate at New York Vocal Coaching. Zac has recently returned to Australia, where he manages and teaches voice at New York Vocal Coaching AUSTRALIA, the first international branch of NYVC.

DANCING WITH VOICE: A Holistic Approach to Training and Performance

5th Annual Conference

Healthy Approaches in the Training of Performing Artists, Chapman University, Orange, CA

Musical theatre actors take a wide range of dance classes, acting classes, voice, speech and dialect classes, and private singing lessons, which they must then integrate in performance. “Telling the story,” and using the language can help to bring it all together with efficient, unlabored breath management, and with physicality that releases the voice.

Saturday Intensive - FOR SINGERS WHO ALSO SPEAK AND MOVE ONSTAGE!

 

National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue, NYC 10001

10:00 – 5:00

 

10:00 – 11:25 Movement-based work on alignment, breath management, range, resonance, articulation and connection 

11:35 – 1:00 Extended voice techniques and phrasing across performance genres

Break for Lunch

SOUND AND MOVEMENT!

sound and movement

A series of workshops for theatre students at Wagner College, integrating voice/movement techniques at a range of levels for the multidisciplinary performer. Participating students are from the movement classes of Ashley Burger and of Rusty Curcio, Head of Dance.

Wagner College, Staten Island, NY

INTEGRATING VOICE, MOVEMENT AND ACTING SKILLS

A Series of Practical Workshops for Singers

National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue, NYC 10001

Sundays except Easter, April 5

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Session I.    Integrative links for the multidimensional performer: alignment, breath management, range, resonance, articulation and connection 

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