THEA 7341X Voice I: Making Your Voice Heard

60 hours; 3 credits

Training of the actor?s speaking voice. Heightening the actor's awareness of the integration of physical release, unnecessary effort, ease of breath, and vibration. Focus on the development of a responsive and powerful instrument that directly reveals, rather than describes emotions and thoughts. Understanding and practice of breathing for voice production; awareness and redirection of habitual holding patterns that inhibit a free, forward, flowing, and dynamically expressive vocal instrument. Introduction and integration of the Miller Voice Method. Fall semester.

Prerequisite: Matriculation for the M.F.A. in theater with a concentration in acting or audition.


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