CAIRH - Roy Hart International Arts Center
Chateau de Malérargues
F-30140 Thoiras +33 466 85 45 98

21 - 26 July 2015From the Voice to Song / From the Song to the Stageregister

Directed by Flavio Polizzy, Renata Roagna with Annette Mengel* (pianist)
Hours: 39 (9h30-13h & 15h-18h)
Participants: 12
Price: €585
Intermediate and advanced level.

This workshop is for everyone who has already worked with the voice: in song, dance, in the theatre and in the field of communication and teaching, and would like to extend their knowledge in their own artistic or professional engagements. (This workshop is open to all who have attended a Roy Hart voice workshop.)
Please à short CV or letter.
More info : e-mail

1.Mornings — 9h30 – Physical preparation relating to breathing, energy and space, dramatic character of vocal imagination: Collective warm-up and intensive work on breathing: awareness of the physiology of breathing and the production of singing voice. Breath: motor and heart of the voice. Vocal imagination through improvisation: voice and body theatrical exercises, exploration of sound, colours, and the rythmical richness of the voice.

11h00 — Singing lessons: individual and in small groups : The dynamic process from breath to sound; Balance and posture; Capacity to relax and feel your body awareness; Technique of the singing voice: vocalisation, legato, “linea di canto,” developing register capacity, colour and dissonant harmonies.

Afternoon: 15h /18h — Interpretation and stage work (individual): We will take the time to experience the stage – feel it with body and voice as a whole: Personal interpretation of a song;  dramaturgic relation between text & notes; expression of the voice; presence, space and economy of silence; staging in relation to the cabaret world (5 days working with a pianist).

Important: We ask all participants before the beginning of the workshop- to propose a personal list of sheet music: arias, lieder, folk songs, popular songs…
Please bring a song learnt by heart. We will propose other works from authors and composers of our choice.

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