VOICE AND SPEECH
Wednesdays, November 4 through December 16 (No Class on November 25)
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, STC Teaching Artist
Years with STC: 7
Last Seen In: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Triad Stage (NC) and Jubilee at Arena Stage.
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