Finding Your Voice
29 & 30 March, 2014
Toto Funds the Arts, in association with British Council Library, Bangalore is offering a voice workshop conducted by
Venue: British Council Library, Prestige Takt, 23 Kasturba Road Cross (Opposite Visvesvaraiah Industrial and Technological Museum), Bangalore.
Dates: March 29 & 30 (Saturday & Sunday) 2014.
Time: 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Fee: Rs 2,500 inclusive of tea, coffee and snacks.
About the workshop
This workshop will explore the whole apparatus of voice production. Apart from introducing participants to exercises to warm up, prepare and protect the voice, it will focus on how voice quality, fullness and projection are enhanced by muscle relaxation, correct posture and breathing, engaging the palate and resonators, and discovering the natural pitch of your voice.
Eligibility and deadline
This two-day workshop will be restricted to 20 participants between the ages of 18 and 40. The workshop is expected to benefit actors, musicians, public speakers, teachers and other professionals whose work requires them to use their voice frequently and extensively.
To apply, please send in 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 sent latest by March 15, 2014 by email to email@example.com.
Selected participants will be expected to choose and memorize three or four 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.
Selected participants will also need to make an online payment into the account of Toto Funds the Arts by March 21, 2014 to secure their place in the workshop.
About the facilitator
ANMOL VELLANI has directed more than 40 plays in Pune, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Cambridge, U.K. His recent productions have been Eugene Ionesco’s Exit the King, Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck, Slawomir Mrozek’s Tango and An Evening with Anton Chekhov. He has conducted numerous workshops for actors and corporate executives. He is the founder and former executive director of India Foundation for the Arts.