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Sunday 13th May 11am - 5.30pm Price: €60 (Early Bird €55 for bookings before Friday 27th April) Phone: 086-3844527 Email: email@example.com Numbers will be strictly limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Whether you [...]
Sunday 13th May 11am – 5.30pm
€60 (Early Bird €55 for bookings before Friday 27th April)
Phone: 086-3844527 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Numbers will be strictly limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Whether you are someone who has always been curious to give singing a try or a more experienced singer who is looking to polish their vocals, this workshop is for you!
Covering the basics of good vocal technique, this highly enjoyable and intensive workshop will show you how to get the most out of your voice. It is suitable for all styles of music from Popular to Operatic, Jazz, Traditional, Musical Theatre etc. and all levels of singer from beginner/ non-singer to professional. It will also benefit public speakers and actors in their projection and delivery.
The work will be based on understanding the voice, how to place your voice, how to breath and how to support the voice with development of agility of the vocal chords and awakening of the resonators. Performance skills will also be covered. Participants will have the opportunity to work individually with Joan on the song of their choice. ( Suitable for all ages 16 upwards).
Learn how to:
*Develop and gain control over your voice
*Extend your pitch -range, improve your timbre, intonation and power.
*Sing in a healthy way for your voice
*Be a more versatile and expressive singer
*Communicate/interpret a song
*Perform with confidence
Joan Shields is a qualified professional singer and teacher (Masters in Music Performance) with many years’ experience, teaching and performing internationally.
(Sunday) 11:00 - 17:30
Firkin Crane Theatre
John Redmond St, Cork, Ireland
ONLINE BOOKING Sunday 20th May 12pm - 4pm Booking (021) 4507487 (Opening hours 11am - 2pm Tuesday to Friday) No booking fee Price: €10 Wendy's workshop is about language and movement. Combining a [...]
Sunday 20th May 12pm – 4pm
Booking (021) 4507487 (Opening hours 11am – 2pm Tuesday to Friday)
No booking fee
Wendy’s workshop is about language and movement. Combining a mixture of doing and talking, physical and verbal tasks will be introduced and explored with the group.
Wendy Houstoun is a London based director, choreographer and performance maker who was worked with experimental movement and theatre forms since 1980. Her solo works Haunted Daunted and Flaunted, Happy Hour , The 48 Almost Love Lyrics and Desert Island Dances and 50 ACTS have all toured in Europe, Australia and the US. Long term collaboraters are composer John Avery, lighting designer Nigel Edwards who also act as directorial voices. Collaborative work with companies and individual artists include: Lloyd Newson and DV8 Physical Theatre, Tim Etchells and Forced Entertainment , Charlotte Vincent and Vincent Dance Company, film-maker David Hinton, dancer Jonathan Burrows, composer Matteo Fargion, performer Nigel Charnock, dancer Rachel Krische, artist Terry O’Connor, performance artist Rose English, Gloria Theatre, Lumiere & Son Theatre, Ludus Dance Comapany in theatre and site specific pieces , films and installations. She has taught open workshops internationally and in the UK and continues to develop a mentoring role with independent artists.
She has received a Time Out Award for her performance in ” If Only..” with DV8 Physical theatre, a Paul Hamlyn Award for Performance, a Golden Sun Award for her film Touched made with David Hinton, a TMA award for her piece 50 ACTS and was nominated for a Critics Circle Award for the same piece. She recently received a Critics Award for Pact with Pointlessness. Wendy has made pieces for Candoco Dance Company (Imperfect Storm), Yorke Dance Project ( Home on The Range ), VCAM in Melbourne ( Macbeth ) Antonia Grove and Probe ( Small Talk ) as well as directing two projects in Sydney: In the Dark – with Independent dancers at The Performance Space and No Success Like Failure for The Fondue Set. She is currently building an ambitious new text work for 2018.
(Sunday) 12:00 - 16:00
Cork City Dance Artists in Residence at Firkin Crane