VOICE PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP

ONLY at BW

A comprehensive eight-semester Voice Performance Workshop sequence unique to the BWVP program. 

 

This  carefully-planned eight semester progression of workshop courses provides instruction through exceptional performance-based learning opportunities that are relevant to the ever-changing industry and prepare you for real-world success.

 

Our curriculum is centered on total-body instrument training to develop your COMPLETE ARTISTRY in the following areas:

  • Music and Text, Style, Interpretation, and Dramatic Preparation

  • Acting including a wide array of teachers, techniques, and approaches including: Stanislavsky, Chekhov, LeCoque, Grotowski, Viewpoints, Noh, Kabuki, Sanskrit Theater, and Suzuki.

  • Movement including: West African, Hip Hop, Breakdance, Capoeira, Ballet, and Modern dance

  • Acting for the Stage

  • Acting for Alternative Venues

  • Acting for the Camera

  • Voice Acting & Voiceover

  • Improvisation and Devised Ensemble Theater

  • Mask work

  • Physical and Vocal Characterization

  • Stage Combat

  • Audition Technique

  • Graduate School Audition Preparation​​

  • ​Professional development

Performance-Based Assignments include:

  • English, Italian, German, French Art Song Interpretation and Workshop

  • Aria Interpretation and Workshop

  • Scenes Study and performance including: Operetta, Baroque, Bel Canto, Romantic, Classical, and Contemporary

  • Spoken language scenes, and monologues

  • Fundamental technical design and production including scenic, lighting, and costume design, the use of digitally mapped projections, the creation and implementation of super titles, and other related design and  production activities for the fall and spring VP workshop productions, and through participation on the crew for a mainstage opera production during the academic year

  • FALL and SPRING WORKSHOP PRODUCTIONS

 

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Matthew Miller
Associate Director of Admission, Conservatory of Music
(440) 826-2367, mmiller@bw.edu

 

Office Hours
Academic Year: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.