Voice masterclass: the Kristin Linklater method
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: DVP052
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
We will explore through practical exercises the basic methodology of the leading voice practitioner Kristin Linklater in this three hour workshop delivered in the college.
What will we cover?
The different techniques that Patsy Rodenburg advocates in breath, phonation, articulation, pitch and presence.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Embody efficient posture and alignment.
Demonstrate a greater connection to and freedom with your breath.
Use muscles of articulation to speak with precision and freedom.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Ideally you will have a fundamental knowledge of the methodology of Kristin Linklater, but open to anyone wishing to explore Voice at a more intensive level.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You should read one of Kristin Linklater's books ahead of time such as 'Freeing the Natural Voice'.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Bring a small hand mirror and notepad and pen.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Voice: Technique; The Actor's Voice.
Please refer to our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) as you consider which area you would like to study next.
Lloyd Wylde is a former actor and now Voice Coach trained at LAMDA and at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. She has worked for the Education Department at the National Theatre, Historic Palaces, Wellcome Trust and Soho Theatre, at several drama schools, and for the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well as independent work. At City Lit she has taught Actor's Voice: beginners and improvers, Communicate with confidence through voice and body language, Self-presentation skills for business people (with Nikki Kelly), Use your voice assertively, and on the Foundation Drama and Acting Diploma courses. Having worked at City Lit since 2015, Lloyd enjoys the diverse range of students that come to City Lit keen to learn. She aims to help all students achieve their potential, find and harness the power of their voice, all within a safe and fun environment. Voice is in the body and is an expression of your personality and presence. Lloyd aims to help you find out what your strength is and help yourself counter the things that might get in the way. Come and play with your voice and see what you can discover.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.