Voice training for actors and professionals

City Lit Voice Training for Actors and Professionals is offered by some of the highest qualified voice specialists in the industry today. You can find a wide-ranging programme of voice-technique classes including specific focus on technical placement (optimising use of breath, articulation and pitch) as well as courses on business presentations and general vocal confidence.

Voice skills are not just for actors, they are for anyone who wishes to unlock the full expressive potential of their voice. At City Lit we have something for everyone to explore and unlock the power of the speaking voice.

Booking a course online is easy, but you are most welcome to contact drama@citylit.ac.uk for help and advice in choosing the exact course for your needs.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. The art of negotiating

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Negotiation is a communication skill essential in solving problems and reaching your goals. Learn to prepare well and to feel confident using logical and emotional tools to achieve great outcomes.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  2. Accents: standard English

    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Are you an actor or other public speaker stuck in a regional or international accent? Would you like to learn how to speak Standard English? This course is not for speakers of other languages who should take English Pronunciation courses instead. This course will be taught online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  3. Voice technique: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve the quality and clarity of your voice through posture, breath capacity and control, articulation, resonance, forward placement and pitch. For anyone who wants to make the most of their voice. This term the course will be taught online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Self-presentation skills for business people

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 19 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Develop your effectiveness as a communicator on this fun but intensive Saturday workshop. You'll learn powerful self- presentation techniques and life skills from a Voice specialist and Body Language expert.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  5. Actor's voice: beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 20 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve the quality of your voice and standard of speech; relaxation and alignment; breath capacity/control; articulation, forward placement and expressiveness. This course will be taught online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  6. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 30 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. This course will be delivered online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Public speaking: intensive

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This Saturday course will help you to learn techniques and develop skills which will boost your confidence for all types of situations when you have to say a few words in public.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  8. Presenting on the spot

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 26 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn key vocal techniques and public speaking strategies that will support you when you need to give a memorable impromptu presentation or speech with gravitas and confidence. This course will be delivered online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  9. Debating: improvers

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 28 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    For those who have some experience in debating or related courses, you will progress quickly in areas of content, strategy and style, while honing your articulation and enunciation. This term the course will be taught online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  10. Voice technique: improvers

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 29 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course will support your extended vocal development with a focus on resonance, tonality and pitch. Open to those who have completed at least one voice course previously as well as professionals looking to refresh their skills. This course will be taught online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  11. Voice practitioners masterclass: Rodenburg and Carey

    Course Date: Fri 30 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will explore through practical exercises the basic methodology of two leading voice practitioners as selected by the tutor, themselves a Voice expert, and thus establish the best process for your own vocal development. Individual attention assured in a small group.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

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