Moving Voice Series Workshops

Led by Artistic Director David Smukler and a faculty of renowned educators, the Voice Intensive has offered excellence in performance and speech training for over three decades. This year, the Voice Intensive moves across North America in a series of Moving Voice Workshops open to actors, dancers, teachers and anyone wishing to investigate the body/voice experience in performance. Explore your unique voice, deepen your relationship to the audience, and foster dynamic presence in an invigorating, inclusive and responsive environment. Each of the following workshops include work with spoken text.

 
 
Back to Breath #2

Back to Breath #2

Toronto 1 Day Workshop
Sunday November 19, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm
Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario

Join David Smukler, Gerry Trentham, and Cindy Block for explorations of breath in relationship to vocal and physical action. This workshop is ideal as a refresher for Alumni and an introduction for those curious about Intensive programs. Through movement, sound and text practices, align your body with its vocal potential, cultivate clarity and range, build confidence and presence. The day will leave you enlivened and revived!

Cost: $100 CAD / half day $60 CAD
To register email info@voiceintensive.org

Moving Text

Moving Text

Red Deer 2 Day Workshop
Sat Jan 13 - Sun Jan 14, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Red Deer College, 100 College Boulevard
Red Deer, Alberta


Join lbs/sq” Artistic Director Gerry Trentham in the exploration of contemporary text and movement composition that transits performance forms. Cultivate range, engaging presence and imagination through this deeply physical approach. Gain access to tools and skills that unify body/voice and text and give rise to compelling integrated performance. Hosted by Red Deer College.

For more information email info@voiceintensive.org

Breath in Action

Breath in Action

Vancouver 1 Day Workshop
Sunday January 28, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

The Breath Space, 1392, 3rd Avenue East
Vancouver, British Columbia


Join Brad Gibson and Gayle Murphy to experience rejuvenation through moving breath. You will practice allowing breath to move through you, without interference, in response to each moment. You will listen, move, sound and speak from the sensation of the movement of breath. The investigations, based on Middendorf Breath Experience and Voice Intensive practices, will inspire presence, resonance and responsiveness.

Maximum: 16 participants

Cost: $100 CAD
To register email info@voiceintensive.org

Be Heard: Realizing Vocal Presence

Be Heard: Realizing Vocal Presence

Calgary 3 Day Workshop
Sat Feb 17 - Mon Feb 19, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

W&M Physical Theatre, Bay #9, 4005, 9 St. SE
Calgary, Alberta


Join Cindy Block, Dawn McCaugherty and and Gayle Murphy in an exploration of presence and authenticity through breath, body and voice. Discover new potential in resonance, responsiveness and range. Enliven your speaking through investigation of the impact of thought, clarity and intention in ‘the moment of engagement.’ This workshop offers sequential daily practices in breath, movement and voice, designed to deepen and extend confidence and effectiveness in performance and presentation.

Cost: $275 CAD
To register email info@voiceintensive.org

Movig Voice and Text

Movig Voice and Text

Washington, DC 1 Day Workshop
Saturday March 24, 2018
10:00 am - 4:30pm

Shakespeare Theatre Co., 516/507, 8th St. SE
Washington, DC


Join Gary Logan and Lisa Beley and Gerry Trentham to explore breath in relationship to vocal and physical action, and techniques to get the most out of dramatic texts. The day will entail Movement and Rhythm, Breath Work for the Actor, and Text Analysis and Integration. An opportunity to work with three of the finest master teachers in the industry.

Maximum: 24 participants

Cost: $160 USD
To register email info@voiceintensive.org

Legacy Voice

Legacy Voice

Montreal 3 Day Workshop
Fri April 20 - Sun Apr 22, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

Concordia University Theatre Department
1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, Montréal


Join Diane Roberts, David Smukler and Gerry Trentham to investigate the transformation of voice and movement techniques into essential Legacy Voice. In this workshop we consider how our mind, body, voice/breath and spirit is and operates within a creative village: a marketplace where anything can happen. We will develop skills using rhythm, balance, breath, spontaneity, and resonance to build authentic and responsive whole body performers and learn to apply these skills to formal and found texts.

Cost: $275 CAD / $100 per day
To register email info@voiceintensive.org

Breath in Action #2

Breath in Action #2

Vancouver 1 Day Workshop
Sunday May 6, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

The Breath Space, 1392, 3rd Avenue East
Vancouver, British Columbia


Join Brad Gibson for a day of reconnection to play and presence through the experience of the allowed breath. The sensation of breath will be the centre of vocal and physical explorations based on taiji, Voice Intensive and Middendorf Breath Experience practices. You will align breath, body and voice to renew and enhance presence, resonance and range.

Maximum: 16 participants

Cost: $100 CAD
To register email info@voiceintensive.org