3 Week Intro to Voice
Explore the potential of your unique & authentic individual voice.
- Started 20 JunStarted 20 Jun
- 95 British pounds£95
Join our brand new voice tutor, Gurkiran Kaur, for an incredible introduction to voice training! 20th June- 4th July 7pm-9pm Session 1 @ Fourth Monkey, Finsbury Park N4 Session 2 &3 @ Actors East, Kingsland Road E8 The workshop will explore: • The body in relation to housing the voice. • Establishing the fundamentals elements of a vocal warm up and cool down. • An application to an embodied approach from technique to text. • Accessible and affordable vocal well-being and health guidance. By utilising the entirety of the actor’s body as a toolbox, we are able to reach the true potential of the unique and authentic individual voice. This course is designed to be adaptable and flexible. To locate, explore and celebrate the authentic voice in aims of accessibility, visibility and equity. These workshops are designed to be consciously inclusive of neurodivergent and bodily needs. Gurkiran Kaur: Gurkiran is a voice, accent and dialect coach from London. She has an MA in Voice Studies from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and is part of Freelancers Make Theatre Work’s Dawn Chorus collective. Gurkiran works at a number of drama schools and with private and corporate clients. She is part of The Voice And Speech Teaching Associations’ EduCore Leadership Team and serves as a Junior Board Member. After working in the industry as an actor for the last 15 years, Gurkiran’s decision to become a voice, accent and dialect coach grew out of frustration with not only the lack of British South Asian voice coaches but of the inaccessibility of voice training. Gurkiran has dyslexia and dyspraxia and honours ancient practices to approach voice work and believes in serving the people in the space, ensuring equity and accessibility. Coaching credits include Extinct (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Queens of Sheba (Soho Theatre), NW Trilogy (The Kiln), How To Save The Planet When You’re A Young Carer And Broke (Boundless Theatre), Best of Enemies (The Young Vic/Headlong), Red Pitch (Bush Theatre), Lotus Beauty (Hampstead Theatre/Tamasha Theatre), Henry VIII (Shakespeare’s Globe), Offside (Futures Theatre), Marvin’s Binocular’s (The Unicorn) and Good Karma Hospital for Tiger Aspect Productions.
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