James Harrison

James Harrison (Hons), 2014, is an Australian voice practitioner with a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts degree from the University of Tasmania. Comfortable both on-stage and off, his theatrical credits range from stage management positions and writing, to directing and lead roles in both musical and classical theatre. He is passionate about studying the connections between breath work and physical demands of martial arts, in particular the Japanese style of fencing, Kendo, and the exigencies of performing.

ONE VOICE Certificate Course in Integrative Studies – 1st Intensive

breathing technique

Designed to prepare performance specialists to work across boundaries, in theatre, music and dance

Candidates on this certificate course will complete two six-day Intensives 12 months apart, focusing on an integrative curriculum, along with individually designed modules, over a 12-month period.

ONE VOICE Certificate Course in Integrative Studies – 2nd Intensive

breathing technique


This week of classes is for participants who have completed the 1st Intensive and at least 12 months of integrative study.

Each person on the course will lead two approved sessions focusing on new and integrative work, followed by brief discussion with faculty and colleagues and a follow-up conference with course leaders.

Brush up your Shakespeare!

Do you feel comfortable with modern text but shy away from heightened language? 

Are you a musical theatre performer wanting to expand your career?

New York Classical Theatre and Associate Artist Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS are offering a two and a half-hour classical workshop for actors, singers and dancers.

One Voice—and Dance

Co-presenters: Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS, Jennie Morton, BSc (Hons) Osteopathy

Friday August 8, 2014, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama 

VASTA Conference, London 

This workshop provides a glimpse into integrative work in voice and dance, as it draws on recent research into breath management strategies of elite performers across a range of vocal genres. Participants will explore a wide range of sound and movement, learn a simple tune with choreography, and put it all together as an ensemble.

The Multidimensional Performer!

"The Multidimensional Performer"

Two days of Workshops for students in Music, Theatre and Musical Theatre, focusing on integrative techniques across disciplines. 

Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin, April 14 - 15, 2014.

Speaking and Singing with the Same Voice

For Actors, Singers, Dancers, Teachers, Directors and Medical Specialists in Performing Arts

Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS

Friday 6 – 9, Saturday 10 – 5, Sunday 10 – 2

Open Rehearsal of Performance Group Saturday 7 – 8:30 (optional)

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, NYC 10018