Freeing The Natural Voice – The Voice Work of Kristin Linklater

This two day workshop led by Regina Crowley aims to free, develop and strengthen the voice as a human instrument, developing resonance, clarity and responsiveness to impulses and emotion. This is part of a series of workshops being run by Corcadorca and the Theatre Development Centre.

The workshop is strictly limited to 12 participants.

Date: Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd September
Time: 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday
Venue: Theatre Development Centre at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
Fee: The Workshop is Free, however if you are awarded a place and fail to attend, a fee of €25 will be invoked.

Who is this for? This weekend voice workshop is designed for professional actors, student actors, singers, teachers of voice, teachers of acting and anyone interested in vocal expression.

Tutor: Regina Crowley, the first Designated Linklater Voice Teacher in Ireland, will lead this course. Regina is a founding member of Gaitkrash Theatre Company and has performed in and directed many successful productions over the past twenty years. She has led Voice and Drama Workshops both nationally and internationally and has been awarded the Arts Council Artist Bursary and the Eilis Mullan Theatre Award. She has trained with Yoshi Oida, Lorna Marshall, Philip Zarrilli (who has directed her professionally in a number of productions), Enrique Pardo and the Moscow  School of Cinematography. As a Voice Teacher she was trained by the world-renowned voice specialist Kristin Linklater. Regina is currently the course co-ordinator of the New Theatre and Drama Studies Degree at the CIT Cork School of Music Drama Department.

What does the workshop entail: Kristin Linklater is one of the best-known teachers of voice in the world of actor training. The Linklater Approach incorporates a series of exercises, which aim to free, develop and strengthen the voice as a human instrument, developing resonance, clarity and responsiveness to impulses and emotion. The emphasis of the work is on the removal of the physical and psychological blocks, which inhibit the human vocal instrument.

How to apply for a place: There is no charge, and places will be allocated based on applications. To apply for the workshop, please e-mail outlining your experience, and explaining why you would like to do this workshop. Please include your full name, address and mobile phone number on your application. We will contact you by August 24th to let you know if you have secured a place.

Please respect the value of this workshop, and only reserve your place if you are 100% committed and certain that you will be able to attend both days and complete the workshop.

Corcadorca is very grateful to Regina Crowley for offering to run this workshop without charge at The TDC, thereby providing a fantastic training opportunity which is accessible to all.