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Make Your Voice Heard: An Actor's Guide to Increased Dramatic Range Through Vocal Trainingby Chuck Jones
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• Focuses on the relationship between
voice training and acting
• Simple, easy-to-follow exercises to strengthen the voice in just 10 minutes
• Revised and expanded edition includes
• Replaces ISBN 0-8230-8333-0
Chuck Jones, the leading expert on using the voice to convey character, explains his groundbreaking techniques clearly and concisely in this revised edition of a classic. First, Jones examines acting basics related to the voice: being heard, character choices, and power. Then he introduces daily exercises that release, stretch, and strengthen the voice, in order to increase the actors expressive range. For any actor who wants to grow and develop, Make Your Voice Heard offers powerful, practical tools for connecting the voice to emotionsand using the vocal instrument to create new levels of meaning.
This is the first guide devoted exclusively to vocal training — tone, breathing, and projection of emotion, taught through exercises geared specifically to the American approach to acting.
About the Author
Chuck Jones is a graduate of Cornell University and has taught voice at various schools including Playwrights Horizons Theater School and the University of California, Berkeley. He has fifteen years of professional acting credits on stage and on the small screen. He lives in Kingston, NY.
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