The Complete Voice & Speech Workout: 75 Exercises for Classroom and Studio Use (Applause Books) (Paperback)

The Complete Voice & Speech Workout: 75 Exercises for Classroom and Studio Use (Applause Books) By Janet Rodgers (Composer) Cover Image
By Janet Rodgers (Composer)
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Potent and empowering voice exercises by the master teachers who devised them One of the constants that any actor, director or theatre teacher needs is a strong vocal warmup. This valuable, first-of-its-kind resource contains 75 exercises for both solo and group work, contributed by some of the best professionals in the world. There is a brief description of the history and purpose of each exercise followed by the exercise itself. The Voice & Speech Workout comes with a training audio tracks that will be especially helpful to the student or theatre professional working alone. Here master teachers run through each exercise in real time (leaving enough time for response). Among the contributors are such important voice teachers as: Frankie Armstrong, Mary Corrigan, Marian Hampton and Dorothy Runk Mennen. The exercises are divided into nine different areas: Getting to Know Your Voice; Stretching, Centering, Releasing, Aligning; Breathing and Supporting; Making Sound (Resonance and Articulation); Exploring Pitch; Projecting and Calling; Integrating Voice, Breath and Text; Integrating Voice and Movement; Exploring Character Voices and Dialects.

Editor Janet Rodgers is past president of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association and an associate professor of theatre at Virginia Commonwealth University.

The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781557834980
ISBN-10: 1557834989
Publisher: Applause Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2002
Pages: 180
Language: English
Series: Applause Books