VOICE AND SPEECH

Thursdays, November 8 through December 20, 2018
(No Class on Thanksgiving, November 22)
Instructor: Dan Crane
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.

Dan Crane, STC Resident Teaching Artist
Years with STC: 13
Last Seen Directing: Don Juan with Taffety Punk Theatre Company
What Students Say: “I really appreciated Dan’s depth and breadth of knowledge, as well as his versatility in engaging the class. He has a highly interactive style that makes the time fly by–truly never a dull moment! He is clearly an expert in his field and brings his passion for the craft to the classroom, which makes for a rich and rewarding learning experience.”

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:            CHANNEL & RESONANCE exercises; Text Practice – Dropping In exercise
Class 5:            ARTICULATION exercises; Text Practice – Diction
Class 6:            FINAL TEXT EXPLORATION; Vocal Health



Voice and Speech

Nov 8 - Dec 20

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