Voice Training Masterclass (In-Person)
Speak with clarity and confidence
This voice training workshop is focused on enhancing your voice for both singing and acting. The masterclass is designed to give you a better understanding of how your voice works and to give you the confidence to use your voice effectively. The workshop will teach you to breathe better and ground yourself, and you will also be given a voice workout which will significantly improve your speaking voice.
For over 35 years the gaiety school of acting has been guiding actors in using their voices to the best of their abilities. The aim of this workshop is to truly make you more confident about your voice. This workshop would also be of benefit to anyone whose profession requires them to use their voice effectively. This could include teachers, barristers, television & radio presenters right up to chief executives of international corporations.
Participants of the Voice Masterclass can expect to:
- learn how to use your breath to support your voice
- give yourself more time and choices with which to speak
- communicate ideas and text with more expression and with greater clarity
- become aware of structures within text help you to eradicate vagueness in your delivery
About the Tutor
This course will be led by Mark Downey. Mark’s mission is to hold the space for others so that they may embody their most powerful presence to listen, speak and lead with humanity driven reason.
He trains and coaches business, community and thought leaders globally in all aspects of their communication interactions.
He is a multi-certified and registered Voice, Speech and Presence coach whose particular focus at the moment is optimising human presence for impact and influence in virtual communication.
Mark was chosen by world renowned Voice, Speech, Text and Presence coach Patsy Rodenburg to participate in her inaugural Master Teachers Program in NYC and became the first registered teacher of her work in Europe.
His understanding of body language comes from full time studies under Jacques Lecoq in Paris whose movement and theatre work continues to influence a whole new generation of performing artists around the world. He studied and certified as a voice teacher under the legendary voice coach Seth Riggs in L.A. and was also certified by the Institute for Vocal Advancement. He is a passionate learner who strives to evolve as a practitioner, a teacher and a human being.
- Age: 18+
- Cost: €120
- Times: 10am-5pm
- Upcoming Dates: Saturday December 4th