Toto Funds the Arts
in association with Our Theatre Collective
is inviting applications for a workshop on
Finding Your Voice
by Anmol Vellani
Venue: Our Theatre Studio, #298, 3rd floor, 8th A Main Rd, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, 560034.
Dates: 25 & 26 June (Saturday & Sunday), 2022.
Time: 10.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
This two-day voice workshop, conducted by Anmol Vellani, is intended for performing artists, teachers and others who use their voice extensively in their professional lives. The workshop will explore the whole physiological apparatus of voice production. It will focus on how breathing and the use of the palate, resonators and muscles in the torso influence the quality and fullness of the voice.
Among the questions the workshop will address are: How do you protect your voice from strain and damage? How do you set your voice and discover its natural pitch? Which vocal habits inhibit the quality and fullness of your voice? How should you breathe and use your muscles to ensure effortless and strong voice projection?
Eligibility and deadline
The workshop will be restricted to 20 participants between the ages of 18 and 40.
To apply, please send a bio-note and a short statement of interest, especially a few lines on what you see as the challenges and problems you have with your voice. Applications should be submitted latest by Friday, 17 June 2022 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also attach a copy of your Covid-19 vaccination certificate.
Selected participants will be expected to memorise a few lines of a text for the workshop, preferably an excerpt from a speech or a play, in a language which they are most comfortable speaking.
Fee (non-refundable): Rs 3,500 (inclusive of tea/coffee and snacks; participants are responsible for their own lunch.
About the facilitator
Anmol Vellani is the founder and former executive director of the India Foundation for the Arts, an independent philanthropic organisation. He has directed theatre productions in different languages and locations in India and abroad. Anmol works regularly with performing artists on such subjects as voice, character building and script analysis, and conducts creativity workshops for corporate executives and management students.