Majors, Minors & Degrees:
Advanced Voice is a course that focuses on the mastery and reinforcement of vocal techniques learned in Theatre 117, Voice I. Students will review the International Phonetic Alphabet and utilize principles in the transcription of more advanced texts, including classical texts. In addition students will learn advanced vocal techniques as well as strategies for sustained vocal health. Each student will prepare and present a series of oral and written vocal technique projects culminating in an oral examination.
Prerequisite(s): THTRE 117 Voice I or permission of the instructor.
A course designed to assist the student in improving control and use of the voice for speaking. Students participate in individualized and group exercises. The course also serves as an introduction to the variations in speech sounds, rhythms, and international patterns that characterize selected dialects of spoken English. Students utilize the International Phonetic Alphabet to transcribe cuttings from selected plays into the sounds of appropriate dialects and then reproduce the sounds vocally. Recordings of dialects are utilized for ear training.