Saturday 4 November
This is a one-day Masterclass which will run from 10:00 to 16:30
Downside Rd, Bristol
The Masterclass for Voice Professionals has been designed as an opportunity for voice professionals of all levels to expand their working repertoire to serve clients in the business and political worlds. This Masterclass will focus on the unique skillset voice professionals require to support senior business executives and politicians. Whether you are a voice coach, a speech therapist or a singing teacher, you can learn techniques that can enable your clients to achieve greater success using voice and communication.
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School offers a supportive and nurturing environment in which to pursue your professional ambitions. The support and feedback available from the course leader will help you develop your practice to take on new clients.
Discounts are available for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School staff, students and alumni.
• Distinguish the unique needs of voice work in the business and politics fields;
• Gain practical tools to meet varying client needs in different forms of voice training (one-to-one coaching, workshops, distance learning etc.);
• Develop critical client skills in evaluating client challenges, techniques and resources for support (such as storytelling, succinct messaging etc.) and best practices for giving feedback;
• Practice all tools and exercises in small groups within the classroom.
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 to 16:30. This course is taught in our studios at Downside Road.
If you wish to cancel your place on the course, you will receive a full refund if you notify the school at least 7 days prior to the start of the course. For cancellations, contact [email protected]
We will make all reasonable efforts to deliver a short course as outlined on our site and in any brochure or published material. However, we reserve the right to cancel a short course in case of events outside our control or if the course fails to meet a minimum number of participants. In the event that we cancel a course, we will inform participants who have booked a place via email at least 7 days prior to the start date. We will also provide a full refund of the course fee paid. Bristol Old Vic Theatre School cannot be held responsible for any expenses you incur due to such a cancellation.
Dr Rockford Sansom is a communication coach, author, and experienced professor in the voice, theatre and academic worlds. As a coach, he has worked with Fortune 500 executives, UN delegates, members of the US Congress, speakers in TED Talks, and actors Off-Broadway and in regional theatre. He is the author of The History of Voice Pedagogy, and Vocal Traditions: Training in the Performing Arts, and for six years, he was the editor of the Voice and Speech Review, a leading communication journal. He has lectured at more than 30 universities on five continents.