One Voice

Too often performers are conditioned to think they have a "speaking voice" and a "singing voice." Yet, in fact, the voice we use to speak, laugh, cry, shout, scream, yawn, and call out is the same voice we use to sing! 

Dr. Joan Melton brings together the contrasting worlds of singing and acting training in an approach that is physically energizing, vocally freeing, and infinitely practical. 

Her groundbreaking book outlines a course of study that effectively integrates singing and theatre voice techniques throughout the training process. 

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Singing in Musical Theatre

What does it take to be a musical theatre performer? What kind of training is required to do eight shows a week—acting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles? This insider’s look into the unique demands of musical theatre performance establishes connecting links between voice training for the singer and drama school training for the actor. By reading these revealing interviews, performers in every area of theatre can:

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A Weekend Workshop: Integrative Pedagogies in Voice and Dance

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

 Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS, author of One Voice: Integrating Singing and Theatre Voice Techniques, with Kenneth Tom, PhD, and of Singing in Musical Theatre: The Training of Singers and Actors


Rusty Curcio, CMA, RSMT, RSME, Head of Dance, Wagner College, NYC 

Putting It All Together

Interview with William F. Lett, California State University, Fullerton.
New York: Voice Theatre Solutions, 2011.