Singing in Musical Theatre: The Training of Singers and Actors

Singing in Musical Theatre The Training of Singers and Actors What does it take to be a musical theatre performer What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting dancing and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles This insider s look into th

  • Title: Singing in Musical Theatre: The Training of Singers and Actors
  • Author: Joan Melton
  • ISBN: 9781581154825
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback
  • What does it take to be a musical theatre performer What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles This insider s look into the unique demands of musical theatre performance establishes connecting links between voice training for the singer and drama school training for the actor By reading theseWhat does it take to be a musical theatre performer What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles This insider s look into the unique demands of musical theatre performance establishes connecting links between voice training for the singer and drama school training for the actor By reading these revealing interviews, performers in every area of theatre can Discover what it takes to go from a first lesson to a solid professional techniqueConsider the requirements for singers in musical theatre today, how they have changed, and where they are going See how different teachers approach six aspects of voice training alignment, breathing, range resonance, articulation, and connection Understand the interconnectedness of musical theatre and theatre voice A foreword by leading Australian actor Angela Punch McGregor personalizes the connective links among trainings as she describes her preparation for Sunset Boulevard A must read for anyone who is serious about voice and the theatre.Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and While we don t aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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    1. The section of the book dedicated to outlining exercises and methods for the smooth integration of the acting voice and the singing voice is a small portion of the book. The majority of the book is comprised of interviews with noted musical theatre voice teachers from the US, the UK and Australia. However, I think this does work in the book's favour as it allows for the inclusion of many different approaches to the subject. This isn't a technical workbook. If it were it would have to present a m [...]

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