Tuesdays, October 1 through October 29, 2019, 6:45—8:45 p.m.
Instructor: Tonya Beckman
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.
Tonya Beckman, Teaching Artist
Years with STC: 5
Last seen in: FICKLE at Olney Theatre and Don Juan with Taffety Punk Theatre Company
Best Exercise We Do in Class: “All the resonance exercises get the room buzzing with sound in a really awesome way.”
From the Syllabus:
|Class 1:||RELAXATION exercises; Text Practice – releasing tension|
|Class 2:||BREATH exercises; Text Practice – breathing|
|Class 3:||VIBRATION / AMPLIFICATION exercises; Text Practice – staying on voice, focal point/projection|
|Class 4:||ARTICULATION exercises; Text Practice – Diction|
|Class 5:||FINAL TEXT EXPLORATION; Vocal Health|