Friday, July 31, 2015

Finding Your Voice: Two-day Workshop conducted by Anmol Vellani

Finding Your Voice
Two–Day Workshop 
29th & 30th, August, 2015
Toto Funds the Arts, in association with British Council Library, Bangalore is offering a voice workshop conducted by
Anmol Vellani

Venue: British Council Library, Prestige Takt, 23 Kasturba Road Cross (Opposite Visvesvaraiah Industrial and Technological Museum), Bangalore.
Dates: August 29 & 30 (Saturday & Sunday) 2015.
Time:  10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Fee:  Rs 3,000 inclusive of tea, coffee and snacks.

About the workshop
This workshop will explore the whole physiological 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 using the muscles in the torso, correct breathing, engaging the palate and resonators, and discovering the natural pitch of your voice. 
Eligibility and deadline
The 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 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 sent latest by August 15, 2015 by email to
Selected participants will be expected to memorize 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. 
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. 

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