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Natural Voice Workshop Level 1

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$220 8 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Jun 20, 12:00pm - Jun 21, 5:00pm ET (2 sessions)

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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Benjamin Moore

What you'll learn in this vocal class:

A lively introduction to the Linklater Voice Work or a terrific refresher for those who have already had Linklater classes. This workshop will help you free your breath, develop resonance, loosen jaw and tongue tensions and wake up your full vocal range. 

Relaxation and release is essential to opening, freeing and ultimately strengthening your voice. In this initial workshop, you are becoming aware of how your voice and body carry habitual tensions and beginning to undo them. This is the start to freeing your breath and vibrations of sound. As your voice begins to loosen up, the next step is to develop resonance by sensing and spreading the vibrations through the bony hollows of your body. Once this connection is established we can move onto addressing deep tensions that develop in the jaw, larynx, and tongue and encourage your sigh to find a free and focused pathway beyond those tensions that filter your message.

By giving your sigh of sound a clear passageway from the lower body all the way up through the mouth, you will be ready to begin to strengthen the voice and activate more expressiveness with the resonating ladder. In Voice 1 you will contact the chest, the mouth, and the teeth resonators and blend to find a warm, relaxed and focused connection between your thoughts, feelings and your voice.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
Enrollment fees for classes and workshops are refundable prior to the first class or workshop session. There are no refunds or credits thereafter, unless The Linklater Center for Voice and Language (“The Linklater Center”) cancels a class or workshop. 
If a studio space is closed due to inclement weather and the closure affects a class or workshop, a refund for that particular session’s prorated cost will be offered, or an alternate meeting date and location will be offered to make up for the missed session. Otherwise, no refunds or credits will be given for any missed class or workshop sessions. 
No makeup classes or workshops are offered. 
Our faculty are all working theater professionals with busy and variable schedules. The Linklater Center reserves the right to change teachers for its classes and workshops at any time and without advance notice. 
As fellow professionals and artists, we ask that you try to always arrive on time and ready to work.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
12:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Time Benjamin Moore 2 $220
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Jun 21 12:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Time Benjamin Moore

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Question from Aly K.
I am looking for a class that can help with diction and annunciation in theatre. Will this class address that at all, ideally giving me exercises I could continue to work on after the class ends?
Answer from anonymous
Hi Aly, Thanks for asking. Voice 1 really helps find a clearer connection in the mouth. You free the flow of breath and sound and then deal with waking up the lips, and different sections of the tongue that are essential for clear articulation while softening jaw tensions. The tongue twisters all come in Voice, Articulation, Text - but that is meant to happen after the Voice 1 so your voice is free. Andrea Haring, The Linklater Center for Voice
Question from Anonymous
Hi! I saw this on Groupon in atlanta and I am wondering if it is actually taking place in atlanta?
Answer from anonymous
Hi there, unfortunately, this class will be held at New York.

Reviews of Classes at Linklater Center (24)

(24 Reviews)
Natural Voice Workshop Level 1
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/13/2020
Nice intro to Linklater technique. Felt like a very safe space to experiment and explore. Would have loved it more if I felt more prepared to lead myself through structured exercises and warmups.
Natural Voice Workshop Level 1
Reviewed by Sandrine P. on 3/24/2019
Natural Voice Workshop Level 1
Reviewed by Anonymous on 9/16/2016
Natural Voice Workshop Level 1
Reviewed by Noelle B. on 9/12/2016
Natural Voice Workshop Level 1
Reviewed by Mitul P. on 5/17/2015
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The Linklater Center for Voice and Language champions the power of the live human voice. Offering classes, workshops, and lectures, the Center serves performers and professionals, writers and teachers, public speakers and individuals who want free, strong, and clear voices. We welcome people from all...

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