Working with methods of great voice practitioners: Kristin Linklater's Freeing the Natural Voice
Time: 15:15 - 17:45
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: DS120
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
A practical workshop based on Freeing the Natural Voice, the seminal 1976 voice book by Kristin Linklater: explore creative exercises to liberate the natural voice.
What will we cover?
Core breath and resonance exercises.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Have a clear sense of the vocal channel being able to resonate and phonate with a sense of ease.
• Deepen your connection to the breath and release sound with freedom.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Everyone who is interested in the voice is welcome.
If you are new to voice classes please take a moment to read our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) before choosing.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You should be familiar with the book before you attend the workshop.
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 copy of the text with you as well as a notebook and pen and small hand mirror. You should be dressed appropriately for floor work exercises.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You can enrol on the other worshops in the Voice Practitioners series.
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.