Dominik Tiefenthaler

Starting the Advanced Work

Shane Ann From Shane Ann

Last week we started the advanced work in my private voice and speech class. It is a huge step in this process because this work combines voice, speech, ans text work while the students are acting. It is exciting to watch/listen to the progress they have made. With each new assignment the material is more challenging. And this group is …

Clear Voice and Speech without Sounding Phony

Shane Ann Voice and Speech Class

When I am interviewing new students for my voice and speech class, one of the questions that actors often ask is if it is possible to have clear speech without sounding phony. I believe it is possible. There is a definite process involved in getting to that place of clarity that sounds natural. I begin my voice and speech classes …

Mat Leonard

Mat Leonard

Shane Ann From Shane Ann

Congratulations to Mat Leonard who completed my Voice and Speech program in January and got his first Shakespeare job with the esteemed Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts! He is playing Octavius Caesar/Soothsayer in “Julius Caesar” and Spike in “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”.

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Voice and Speech Program – Interviewing for New Fall Class

Shane Ann Voice and Speech Class

I am currently interviewing actors for my Voice and Speech program that starts in October. The class includes exercises to develop a resonant voice (relaxation, breathing, volume, and increasing the range of the voice) as well as speech work (learning the placement of all of the sounds). The class also includes learning techniques to make any text clear and interesting whether …

Voice and Speech Classes

Fall Classes

Shane Ann Voice and Speech Class

When I am interviewing new students for my voice and speech class, one of the questions that actors often ask is if it is possible to have clear speech without sounding phony. I believe it is possible. There is a definite process involved in getting to that place of clarity that sounds natural. I begin my voice and speech classes …