Vocal Observations

Breathing Capacity Last week, I mentioned the way the Bradfordians prepared their performers so that they could better project their voices in a Tithe Barn.  The other exercise they did in the same workshop was designed to increase the performer’s breathing capacity. The exercise was simple but it is effective Read more…

Vocal Observations

Voice Projection For a recent stage performance the Bradfordians (based in Bradford on Avon, England) prepared their actors the daunting task of projecting the voice so that everyone in the auditorium – in this case, a long Tithe Barn – can hear what is being said. John Palmer had us Read more…

Vocal Observations

Warm ups One thing I am finding very useful and which is recommended by both vocal artists and my book (Voice-Over for Animation by Jean Ann Wright and MJ Lallo) is the warm-up. I’m used to doing a brief warm up as part of performing musicals on stage, but hadn’t Read more…