Wednesdays, January 24 through February 28, 2018
Instructor: Joy Jones
Prior experience: Not required
Explore the integration of voice and language while deepening your understanding of the creative power of your own voice. Through a broad range of exercises, students will explore the complex links between breath, thought, emotion, voice, and language, while increasing their ability to utilize safely and effectively an expressive, powerful, and fully embodied voice either onstage or in daily life.
Joy Jones, Teaching Artist
Years with STC: 4
Last Seen As: Nina Simone in The Champion at TheatreSquared
From the Syllabus:
Essential Question: What are the vocal tools a speaker or performer needs?
Course Objectives: Participants will explore and synthesize basic voice and speech skills and concepts through warm-ups, in-class group and partner exercises, readings, and presentations.
Course Outcomes: Participants will be able to…understand the process for creating effective vocal communication and apply that process to their own communication.
Key Knowledge & Skills: Voice, Breath, Relaxation, Resonance, Pitch, Dynamics, Enunciation